However, her announcement prompted outrage similar to what greeted Trump's decision to end DACA, the Obama-era program for children of immigrants in the U.S. illegally.
The Trump administration will not extend the Temporary Protected Status program, which has allowed almost 200,000 Salvadorans to stay in the US legally, according to a report Monday.
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen has decided that El Salvador has finally recovered enough from a 2001 quake that it can handle the return of its citizens, who had been allowed to remain in the U.S.by the Bush and Obama administrations under special Temporary Protected Status.
Nielsen, who faced a Monday deadline on another extension, determined El Salvador has received significant global aid to recover from the natural disaster and that homes, schools and hospitals there have been rebuilt. There are more than 260,000 Salvadoran immigrants with the status in the United States, including more than 36,000 in Texas, according to the Center for American Progress.
The decision comes amid intensifying talks between the White House and Congress on an immigration package that may include protections for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants who came to the country as children and were temporarily shielded from deportation under an Obama-era program.
About 100,000 Hondurans, Haitians and Nicaraguans are protected by TPS - which is less than half the 262,500 Salvadorans protected by TPS.
Under President Donald Trump - who has boasted of his goal to reduce legal immigration - other TPS designations have also been halted, including for citizens of Sudan, Haiti, and Nicaragua, while the designation for Hondurans was automatically extended for six months.
Advocates for continuing TPS for El Salvador and other countries in Central America have argued that violence and political unrest make it unsafe for migrants to return. Temporary in nature, the status has been extended in roughly 18-month increments by both Republican and Democratic administrations.
The protection program has been recently criticized by Senator Chuck Grassley, an Iowa Republican who chairs the Senate Judiciary Committee, who said in an October 30 letter to the Department of Homeland Security that immigrants living in the US under TPS were taking "jobs that might otherwise be filled by one of the 7.1 million unemployed Americans". Rep. Bennie Thompson, ranking Democrat on the House Homeland Security Committee, said it was "just the latest in a string of heartless, xenophobic actions from the Trump administration".
Ali Noorani, executive director of the National Immigration Forum, called on Congress to offer a permanent solution for current TPS holders and protect them from deportation. The decision was heavily criticized by immigrant advocates who said it ignored violence in El Salvador, which has one of the world's highest murder rates. Critics say it has proved anything but temporary - with many beneficiaries staying years after the initial justification. The the Haitian protections are due to expire on January 22.
The administration has been curtailing participation in the designation known as Temporary Protected Status, or TPS, over the a year ago, with Haitians and Nicaraguans most recently being told they will no longer be eligible.
Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan said he could not tell whether Newton was displaying any symptoms of a concussion. Panthers Coach Ron Rivera and Newton said after the game that the issue was that the player had been hit in the eye.
Directing his words to Trump, he added: "Personally, I'm excited for your Dishonest & Corrupt Media Awards". But President Trump isn't one to be overshadowed, so he's getting in on the awards show action himself.
In response to Ball's comments, Walton told reporters that he did not feel that his job was in jeopardy. The comments from Ball were inflammatory towards Walton. "People don't why they're in the game".
Mularkey has an 18-14 record in two full seasons as the Titans' head coach, after the Titans went 5-27 in the two previous years. The Titans needed a win in their regular-season finale and some help to earn a wild-card spot as the AFC's fifth seed.
Sears holding announced in November that it was closing 45 Kmarts including the one in Macon on Tom Hill Sr.Boulevard. Kate Hogan, Centerville's economic development director, says losing the store isn't necessarily a bad thing.
Gruden was traded to the Buccaneers and won the Super Bowl in his first season, beating the Raiders in Super Bowl XXXVII. Hours after the game, the Oakland Raiders made it official by sending out tweet and press release.
Media reports quoting the opinions of lawyers said that the veteran politician can be awarded three to seven years in prison. The court had on December 23 convicted Lalu Prasad and 15 others in the case relating to the multi-million-rupee scam.
Pence to visit Egypt, Jordan, Israel in January
Rather, Egypt's positions are conveyed by the president, the minister of foreign affairs and in official statements as well. In response to Trump's move, Egypt publicly said the decision was a violation of global resolutions on the city's status.
Pink to perform national anthem at Super Bowl LII
Timberlake makes his return to Super Bowls stage after his controversial performance with Janet Jackson in 2004. Super Bowl LII will start off with a bang with global music star Pink set to perform the national anthem.
GoPro exits drone market and cuts jobs after poor 2017 earnings
There have also been issues with some products, including the recall of its Karma aerial camera in 2016, after unexpected crashes. Later in the day, GoPro CEO Nick Woodman told Bloomberg the company would be open to sale, but isn't actively shopping itself .
Small Fire Breaks Out on Trump Tower Roof
The building served as Donald Trump's primary residence and workplace before he took up residence in the White House past year . Trump Tower caught fire on Monday morning, with emergency responders rushing to the scene just after 7am in midtown Manhattan.