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Immigration Law Archives

TPS status ended for nearly 200,000 Salvadorans

With nothing to go back home to, many Salvadorans that have been living in the United States as Temporary Protected Status holders now face an uncertain future. For months, administration officials have discussed ending special qualifications that have allowed immigrants who entered the U.S. illegally from El Salvador and nine other countries to stay and work in the U.S.

End of DACA postponed to make room for lawsuits

One of 2017's top immigration changes took place when President Trump announced the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA. This program protects children who were unlawfully brought to the U.S. from deportation and legal issues. Without it, thousands of residents would be susceptible to deportation.

Foreign Students in U.S. Schools

According to Time Magazine, the number of international students in U.S. colleges and universities topped 1 million for the first time, in the 2015-2016 academic year. The data came from the Institute of International Education. Here is a breakdown of the nationalities in U.S. schools: 1. China (328,547); 3. Saudi Arabia (61, 287); 5. Canada (26, 973); 8. Brazil (19,370); 11. Iran (12, 269); 15. Germany (10,145) 

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