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US Allows Some Syrians to Stay 18 More Months

The Trump administration said Wednesday it would allow about 7,000 Syrians to remain in the United States for at least another 18 months under protected status as civil war rages in their native country. The decision was a relief for the Syrians, who would have faced the prospect of returning to a fractured country racked with violence if the administration had rescinded their temporary protected status (TPS) when it ran out in March. Instead, they are allowed to stay through Sept. 30,...

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