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Trump administration extends temporary legal status for hundreds of Somalis

 


The Trump administration said it will extend temporary legal protections for Somalis who live in the United States, saving hundreds of people from the prospect of deportation back to the war-ravaged country.

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen on Thursday announced an 18-month extension of temporary legal status for approximately 500 Somalis who now live and work in the United States, citing the ongoing armed conflict and “extraordinary and temporary conditions” in the country.

http://www.startribune.com/trump-administration-extends-temporary-legal-status-for-hundreds-of-somalis/488655591/

 

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