Former top immigration officials ask Biden to grant protection to Ukrainians in US
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MIAMI — Two former top U.S. immigration officials urged President Joe Biden on Sunday to extend immigration protections to eligible Ukrainians in the United States, following the Russian military invasion of the Eastern European nation. Emilio T. González, the head U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services under former President George W. Bush, and Leon Rodriguez, who headed the agency under former President Barack Obama, asked Biden in a one-page letter to give Ukrainian nationals in the U.S. Temporary Protection Status. “As former Directors of [Citizenship and Immigration Services] we know w...