El Salvador

As Trump ends protections for Central American immigrants, Baltimore advocates launch efforts to educate

As Trump ends protections for Central American immigrants, Baltimore advocates launch efforts to educate

Immigrants founded St. Patrick’s Church in Fells Point almost 250 years ago, as they sought to start a new life in Baltimore. On Sunday, some of the nation’s most recent refugees gathered in the church in hopes of keeping their lives here.

Many of them have been concerned, and confused, in the days since President Donald J. Trump’s administration announced that about 200,000 Salvadorans will have to leave the United States next year, as leaders in Washington debate whether to allow other protected immigrants to remain here. Their anxiety increased last week when Trump reportedly disparaged El Salvador, Haiti and Africa, and asked why the United States would want their peoples...

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