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Venezuelan Community Leader: Marco Rubio Has Abandoned Venezuelan Immigrants

Recently the Venezuelan community in Florida sent a clear message to Marco Rubio urging him to support a path to permanent legal status for those with temporary protections. Rubio refused.

Now in a scathing op-ed, Samuel Vilchez Santiago, a Venezuelan asylee and community leader, calls out Rubio’s long record of political cowardice and ineffectiveness on immigration issues. Detailing how Rubio has unconscionably ignored the needs of Venezuelans, Santiago concludes, “if Rubio won’t support our community, we’ll replace him with someone who will.”

Read more below:

Orlando Sentinel: Op-ed: Rubio has abandoned Venezuelan immigrants
By Samuel Vilchez Santiago

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