Central Americans with Temporary Protected Status Eligible for Green Cards, Though Few Know it

Amid the risk that President Trump could decide to end the temporary protection program known as TPS, immigration advocates are calling on more than 100,000 Central Americans and Haitians residing in six states in the Western U.S. to obtain green cards if they meet certain requirements and apply in the coming months. However, more than three weeks after this opportunity arose, few have done so. Ruben Tapia spoke with two of the first people to apply at an informational event in Los Angeles’ Little Central America neighborhood. Jorge Ramírez reports.

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