Trump approves temporary residency for 6,900 Syrians

Nearly 7,000 Syrians living in the US were granted temporary protection from deportation for another 18 months under the humanitarian program, Temporary Protected Status (TPS). It does not apply to new or recent applicants from Syria after August 2016. President Trump recently cancelled TPS programs for immigrants from El Salvador, Haiti and Nicaragua.

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One thought on “Trump approves temporary residency for 6,900 Syrians

  • Feb 2, 2018 @ 20:14 at 20:14

    …Makes Trump look better (more “humanitarian”), but at smaller security risk for the U.S.
    Good move, Mr. President !


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