Biden must protect Ukrainians in US from deportation: Advocates

Posted on AllSides February 25th, 2022
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Immigrant advocates and rights groups in the United States have called on President Joe Biden’s administration to protect Ukrainians in the US and ensure they are not returned to harm after Russia launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine.

“We are demanding that President Biden act immediately and issue Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) to all Ukrainians arriving in the US,” Erika Andiola, chief advocacy officer for RAICES, a Texas-based pro-immigrant group, said in a statement on Friday.

TPS would provide Ukrainian nationals with protection from deportation from the US, as...

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