Original Date AnnouncedJanuary 19, 2021
President Trump issued a presidential memorandum deferring the removal of Venezuelan nationals present in the United States as of January 20, 2021.
[ID #1307]Memorandum on deferred enforcement departure for certain Venezuelans
Effective DateJanuary 20, 2021
Biden Administration Action: ModifiedMarch 9, 2021
Designation of Venezuela for Temporary Protected Status and Implementation of Employment Authorization for Venezuelans Covered by Deferred Enforced Departure
This Biden administration action modifies the Trump-era policy identified in this entry.
On March 9, 2021, DHS designated Venezuela for TPS and provided guidance for Venezuelans to apply for work authorization under DED.
DED and employment authorization for those covered under DED for Venezuela is effective through July 20, 2022.View Document
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