DROMM CALLS ON OBAMA ADMINISTRATION TO EXTEND TEMPORARY PROTECTED STATUS TO ECUADORIANS IN THE UNITED STATES
Photo caption – NYC Council Member Daniel Dromm joins New York Immigration Coalition members on Manhattan’s Federal Plaza to ask for Temporary Protected Status for Ecuadorians.
New York, NY, June 1, 2016 —
On April 16, 2016, a 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Ecuador’s pacific coast, killing hundreds of people and injuring more than 27,000.
TPS is typically extended to nationals of countries that have been devastated by natural disasters or armed conflicts, making it unsafe for individuals to return to their homelands.
“I join the New York Immigration Coalition in calling on the Obama administration to extend Temporary Protected Status