As you have probably heard by now, the Trump Administration has told 200,000 Salvadoran immigrants they have to leave the country.
It’s the latest in a series of attacks on immigrants, which you can read more about in resources in this post and in previous posts (Shameful Statistic Of The Day: U.S. Expected To Only Accept 20,000 Refugees In 2018).
And all these actions will only increase the stress felt by many of our students and their families.
— Post Graphics (@PostGraphics) January 8, 2018
— Education Week (@educationweek) January 8, 2018
‘I consider this my country’: Salvadorans in U.S. devastated by TPS decision https://t.co/riwZUiYTqt
— Dana Hedgpeth (@postmetrogirl) January 8, 2018
Trump admin official, asked whether they’re telling TPS holders to move their 197K US-born kids to El Salvador: “We’re not getting involved in individual family decisions.” https://t.co/bn3ujM7flu
— Dara Lind (@DLind) January 8, 2018
This next article describes in stark terms what many of these immigrants will be facing upon their return:
This story about the undocumented immigrants who are deported to their deaths one of the most heartbreaking and important things you’ll read: “When I am found dead,” she told him, “it will be on your conscience.” https://t.co/Tn704y08tI
— Saira Khan (@sairakh) January 8, 2018
It reminds me of this famous New York headline – just make some substitutions: