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Hundreds of Venezuelan migrants in Miami receive food aid amid pandemic

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Miami, May 12 (EFE / EPA).- The Venezuela Awareness Foundation on Tuesday donated food and aid packages to hundreds of Venezuelan immigrants awaiting the approval of their status in Miami who have been left in a precarious situation amid the COVID-19 pandemic.The Venezuela Awareness Foundation and the Presidente supermarket have joined forces to help these immigrants.Patricia Andrade, director of the Foundation, told Efe that these newly arrived families were left in limbo because they did not manage to receive documents that are necessary to receive the federal aid during the pandemic.(Camera: CRISTOBAL HERRERA).SHOTLIST: STAFFS FROM THE VENEZUELA AWARENESS FOUNDATION AND PRESIDENTE SUPERMARKET TRANSPORTING AID PACKAGES TO DONATE THEM TO VENEZUELAN IMMIGRANTS.SOUNDBITES: PATRICIA ANDRADE, DIRECTOR OF THE VENEZUELA AWARENESSS FOUNDATION (IN SPANISH).TRANSLATIONS: The Venezuelans who jusr arrived in the US were shocked by the coronavirus and those who were requesting political asylum are in a precarious state. This food aid is going to give them the relief they sorely need.

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