There are about 5,700 immigrants in Nevada whose home countries are either unsafe or unable to handle their return, and local advocates want the Trump administration to extend temporary protections for these residents.

The secretary of homeland security has designated 10 countries whose citizens can receive temporary protection status in the U.S., allowing them to pursue work and travel authorizations. These designations are nearing expiration dates, starting with Sudan on Nov. 2 and going through a Sept. 17, 2018, cutoff for Somalia.

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