Latino Right in America
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Subject Definitions
TPS- Temporary Protected status is temporary immigration status granted to eligible designated countries.
  • Granted to 20% of Salvadorians in Washington D.C.
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Citizenship-The state of being vested with the rights, privileges, and duties of a citizen.
Freedom-The state of being free or at liberty rather then in confinement or under restraint.
Civil Rights-The rights of belonging to an individual by virtue of citizenship.
Privileges-The principle of granting and maintaining a special right or immunity.
Independence-Political or National Independence(Freedom from control).
Liberty-Freedom fro arbitrary or despotic government or control.
Immigrant-A person who leaves one country to settle permanently in another.
Immigration-Refers to the movement of people between one country and another.
  • Most immigrants from El Salvador go to Washington D.C.
  • Over 25,000 immigrated there between 1990 and 1998
  • Biggest reason for leaving is to support there family, in one year they sent $1.6 billion dollars back.
Bibliography
Dictionary.31 Jan 2008 <http://dictionary.reference.com/>.
Google.07 Feb 2008 <http://olivebranchcommunity.org/civil.htm/>.