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Schumer Statement On President Biden Giving Temporary Protected Status To Ukrainians In The United States

Washington, D.C. — Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) released the following statement after President Biden and the Department of Homeland Security announced that Ukrainians in the United States could receive Temporary Protected Status:

“Ukrainians around the world are experiencing the fear and uncertainty caused by President Putin’s premeditated and unprovoked invasion of their country. I’ve been pushing the Biden administration to help Ukrainian nationals in the United States, and now President Biden is taking action to designate Ukraine for Temporary Protected Status. I applaud President Biden for taking decisive action so that Ukrainians can stay safely in America. The United States stands with the people of Ukraine.”