24 senators ask Trump to protect Venezuelans in US

24 senators ask Trump to protect Venezuelans in US

WASHINGTON(AP) — A group of 23 Democratic and one Republican senators asked President Donald Trump Thursday to protect Venezuelan citizens currently in the United States from deportation, given the crisis rocking the South American country.

The 24 senators, including Democratic leader Chuck Schumer, asked Trump to designate Venezuelans for Temporary Protected Status (TPS). Florida’s Marco Rubio is the only Republican in the group.
The White House did not respond immediately to a request for comment.

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