These are dramatic and worrisome times in our country for immigrants from some Spanish-speaking countries. In January, the Department of Homeland Security announced that a program called Temporary Protected Status for El Salvador will end in September 2019. READ
“What do I do now?”
That’s the most common question immigration lawyer Christopher Worth of East Quogue is hearing lately, since the recent announcement that Temporary Protected Status for El Salvador would end next year. READ
The news traveled from San Miguel to Riverhead in an instant last week as staff at Peconic Bay Medical Center learned through social media of the slaying of a doctor they recently worked with on a medical mission to El Salvador.
Volunteers from Peconic Bay Medical Center struggled to say where they were bound as they reached passport control at the airport in San Salvador. “It starts with a … J? Ju … Ju … Jucuapa?”
The group was headed to the small town in southwest El Salvador for a one-week medical mission trip. Over the course of six days, Jan. 15 through 20, the nine-person team — led by general surgeon Dr. Agostino Cervone — operated on 67 patients. READ