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White House does not plan to give Bahamians temporary protected immigration status -official

Reuters | Washington DC | Updated: 12-09-2019 02:11 IST | Created: 12-09-2019 02:02 IST
White House does not plan to give Bahamians temporary protected immigration status -official
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The United States does not plan to invoke temporary protected immigration status for Bahamians currently in the United States, a White House official said on Wednesday, after the archipelago was battered by a Category 5 hurricane.

About 2,500 people are feared missing in the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian, raising concerns the death toll may significantly rise beyond the 50 reported so far.

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