Crist, Fried back protections for Venezuelans
Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidates are calling for President Joe Biden to extend temporary protected status for Venezuelans in the U.S.
In a conference call Thursday, Congressman Charlie Crist said conditions haven't improved in a "violent, socialist" Venezuela since Biden first issued a temporary-protected status executive order for Venezuelans in March 2021.
"We should be doing all that we can to support the survivors of the Chavez and Maduro regime who are here," Crist said.
The call included representatives of the Florida Immigrant Coalition and Immigration Hub and state Sen. Annette...