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Venezuelans Urge Biden To Keep His Promise On Granting TPS To Migrants

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JOSE A IGLESIAS
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El Nuevo Herald
Miami, Florida, December 28, 2020- Brian Fincheltub (center), speaks to the media during a press conference held across the street from the Broward Transitional Center in Pompano Beach, FL. Leaders with Venezuela’s opposition urged the incoming Biden administration Monday to grant special status to migrants from the troubled South American country that would allow them to live and work in the United States.

Leaders with Venezuela’s opposition urged the incoming Biden administration Monday to grant special status to migrants from the troubled South American country that would allow them to live and work in the United States.

Officials appointed as U.S. emissaries by Juan Guaidó — the man recognized by the Trump administration as Venezuela’s rightful president — made the push after touring an immigration detention center in Broward County.

“With less than a month until inauguration day, we are hoping that the Biden administration will keep their promise of granting TPS to our people,” Gustavo Marcano told the Miami Herald, using the acronym for Temporary Protective Status. “We hope our presence speaks loudly and that they will soon be freed.”

Read more at our news partner the Miami Herald.