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Folders full of immigration paperwork line the shelves of Faisal Alhashadi's office in New York City. An immigration specialist who works in the Bronx, Alhashadi has been advocating on behalf of Yemeni nationals visiting and living in the U.S. Melissa Bunni Elian for NPR hide caption

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Families live by a creek in an impoverished neighborhood in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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What Hondurans In The U.S. Can Expect When They're Deported

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A family from Haiti approach a tent in Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle, Quebec, stationed by Royal Canadian Mounted Police, as they haul their luggage down Roxham Road in Champlain, N.Y., last August. Charles Krupa/AP hide caption

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A Salvadoran man reads a newspaper at a market in San Salvador on January 8. The newspaper headline reads: "The United States will decide today the future of TPS." Salvador Melendez/AP hide caption

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What You May Not Realize About The End Of TPS Status For Salvadorans

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A May prayer service at Notre Dame D'Haiti Catholic Church in the Little Haiti neighborhood of Miami touched on the fate of Haitians under temporary protected status. On Monday, the Department of Homeland Security decided to let the protection expire. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Julio Calderon, 28, an undocumented immigrant from Honduras, listens after speaking in favor of renewing temporary protected status for immigrants from Central America and Haiti now living in the United States, during a news conference Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, in Miami. Lynne Sladky/AP hide caption

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