Community leaders, activists call for new TPS designations for Central American countries

American Friends Service Committee of Florida, The Florida Immigrant Coalition, and The Miramar Circle of Florida joined together for a press conference Wednesday to seek immediate action on TPS re-designation for Central American countries.

The groups came together around 9:30 a.m. at ICE-ERO Center in Miramar to highlight the plight of Central Americans, demanding that the Biden administration designate and extend temporary protective status or TPS for Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Guatemala.

Among those in attendance were impacted community members, immigrant advocates and community leaders.

Florida Immigrant Coalition member Yareliz Mendez Zamora told Local 10 News: “This is a protection that will

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