Supreme Court ruled Monday that thousands of people living in the U.S. who came illegally are ineligible to apply to become permanent residents;
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Supreme Court rules against immigrants with temporary status.
- The designation applies to people who come from countries ravaged by war or disaster. It protects them from deportation and allows them to work legally. There are 400,000 people from 12 countries with TPS status.
- The outcome in a case involving a couple from El Salvador who have been in the U.S. since the 1990s turned on whether people who entered the country illegally and were given humanitarian protections were ever “admitted” into the United States under immigration law.
SOURCE – YAHOONEWS