The beginning of the process to regularize his immigration status could be an obstacle to Pedro Delgado, cousin of President Rafael Correa, who resigned as president of the Central Bank of Ecuador after acknowledging that his college degree of economist was false, to leave the United States this January 21, according to statements of his attorney, Juan Carlos Carmigniani.
According to information collected by Ecuadorian newspaper El Universo, the former official, who left Ecuador on December 22 saying that he would return after the marriage of his son, will continue in Miami due to The beginning of his procedure , that “prevent him of leaving the country, and his status is frozen until there is a resolution from the U.S. government about it,” says Carmigniani.
It must be remembered that the Ecuadorian government asked its counterpart in the United States to not renew Delgado’s work visa, to put pressure on Delgado for him to return to the country and face his lies and other accusations, mainly made by legislators Enrique Herrería and Kléber Jiménez. Even the Foreign Ministry announced that they will not return his ordinary passport. However, according to the defense, what happened is simply ‘a series of legal violations’, which ‘could be a good argument for Delgado to get to stay in the U.S.’.