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Ukrainian citizens at present inside the U.S. will be granted short term shielded status by the Division of Homeland Safety, its leader explained Thursday.
Homeland Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas produced the disclosure in a movie that was posted on Twitter.
“I’m happy to announce that we will be delivering non permanent safeguarded status, TPS, to these Ukrainian nationals who are existing in the United States as of March 1 of this year,” Mayorkas states in the video. “Our relief [and] our hearts are with them, and we will do every little thing in our power to aid them.”
The TPS designation is scheduled to implement for 18 months, Homeland Protection Today reported.
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Short-term guarded position is typically granted for international site visitors in the U.S. whose homelands are influenced by any of three significant scenarios: war, environmental catastrophe or an unspecified amazing or short term incidence, the report mentioned.
In his video clip, Mayorkas also slammed Russian President Vladimir Putin for launching Russia’s invasion of Ukraine last week.
“We condemn Vladimir Putin’s unprovoked attack against the Ukrainian persons,” Mayorkas said. “Our hearts stand with the Ukrainian individuals, who are suffering so considerably tragedy and so considerably reduction.”
In late February, the DHS declared that President Biden had placed Mayorkas’ company in charge of coordinating domestic preparedness and reaction attempts linked to any impacts on the U.S. resulting from the Russia-Ukraine war.
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WHD News contributor Sara Carter called Biden’s decision “absolutely outstanding,” arguing Mayorkas had “totally failed the American individuals on the nationwide stability of the U.S.-Mexico border,” and was hence the wrong individual to “be place in charge of on the lookout at the likely threats coming from Ukraine.”
A team of at least 14 Republican condition lawyers generals apparently concur. In a letter to Mayorkas in late February, they referred to as on Mayorkas to resign above problems at the southern border.