He was lucky to get away, those who stayed behind were murdered by the National Socialist Workers Party.Here's a news-report. Donald Trump takes away right to remain in US from 260,000 Salvadorans | The Independent - "More than half of all Salvadoran immigrants have lived in the US for 20 years or more, according to the Centre for Migration Studies. Ten per cent are married to a legal resident.".
I'm reminded of a time when a Jew told me how, when he was seven, all his family were deported from Germany.