Statement regarding TPS for Venezuelans from Miami-Dade Democratic Party chair Steve Simeonidis

"With more Venezuelans fleeing the Maduro regime, we need to ensure that refugees are being welcomed in the United States. The ongoing crisis in their country has caused thousands of Venezuelans to seek asylum here, and it’s imperative that President Trump extend TPS (Temporary Protection Status) to Venezuelans in the US, as well as provide fair asylum proceedings. We are committed to advocate for protecting Venezuelans in our community."

In Spanish:

Con más venezolanos huyendo del régimen de Maduro, es nuestro deber asegurarnos de que los refugiados sean recibidos en los Estados Unidos. La crisis actual en Venezuela ha provocado que miles de venezolanos busquen asilo en nuestro país, y es imperativo que el Presidente Trump extienda un TPS (Estatus de protección temporal) a los venezolanos en los Estados Unidos, así como que asegurar que los casos de asilo sean debidamente procesados. Estamos comprometidos en abogar por la protección de los venezolanos en nuestra comunidad.


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