Permits' end alarms Salvadorans

Employees for Tyson, Simmons losing protected status

Posted: January 27, 2018 at 1:45 a.m.

Maria Sanabria prepares a meal Thursday as her husband, Jose, plays with their daughter, Elena, in Centerton. Jose Sanabria said “it’s hard to really give an answer” when he was asked about his status as federal protections for Salvadorans are set to expire.

Jose Castro, 45, a part-time janitor at Wal-Mart Stores Inc. offices in Bentonville, had been flipping through Facebook when he saw the news. After 16 years, his temporary status in the U.S. was in jeopardy.

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