Extension of TPS for Venezuela

Extension of TPS for Venezuela

On Sept. 7, 2022, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) posted for public inspection a Federal Register notice explaining how beneficiaries under Venezuela’s existing Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation can re-register to retain TPS and renew their Employment Authorization Documents (EADs). Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas previously announced an 18-month extension of the […]

Biden Extends Deportation Relief For Over 300,000 Venezuelans—But Not For Recent Migrants

Biden Extends Deportation Relief For Over 300,000 Venezuelans—But Not For Recent Migrants

There were lots of Venezuelans crossing the border into the land of Colombia. This was captured on 61222 in La Parada, Colombia. (Shutterstock) By Joe Walsh, Forbes Federal immigration officials on Monday extended a set of temporary protections for Venezuelans who entered the United States before March 2021, but chose not to offer protection to […]

DHS Announces Extension of Temporary Protected Status for Venezuela

DHS Announces Extension of Temporary Protected Status for Venezuela

WASHINGTON—Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas is extending the designation of Venezuela for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months. “As one of my first actions as Secretary, I designated Venezuela for TPS,” said Secretary Mayorkas. “After careful consideration, and in consultation with the Secretary of State, today I am extending that designation. This action is one […]

Biden is Facing Another Major Immigration Decision. The White House is Still Weighing What to Do.

Biden is Facing Another Major Immigration Decision. The White House is Still Weighing What to Do.

By Sabrina Rodriguez, Politico The Biden administration is facing a major deadline to decide the fate of hundreds of thousands of Venezuelan exiles living in the United States. But with days to go for a decision, officials are still torn, juggling the benefits it could have on their political standing in Florida and the potential […]

US Officials Travel to Venezuela for Discussions About Detained Americans

US Officials Travel to Venezuela for Discussions About Detained Americans

Porlamar, Venezuela. September 17th, 2016: Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro before the opening ceremony at the Non-Aligned Movement summit in Porlamar, Margarita Island, Venezuela (Shutterstock) By Jennifer Hansler, CNN A US government delegation quietly traveled to Venezuela “for discussions about the welfare and safety of US nationals in Venezuela,” a State Department spokesperson told CNN on […]

What to Know About the Venezuela Negotiations in Mexico City

What to Know About the Venezuela Negotiations in Mexico City

Caracas/Venezuela. 11/22/18: The president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, participates in an event at the Government Palace in Caracas. (Shutterstock) By Kristen Martinez-Gugerli, Venezuela Blog On Saturday, March 5, a high-level delegation of U.S. officials including presidential advisor Juan Gonzalez, U.S. Ambassador to Venezuela Jimmy Story, and Special Presidential Envoy for Hostage Affairs Roger Carstens, traveled […]

New Designation Allows Eligible Venezuelans to Apply for TPS and Employment Authorization Documents

New Designation Allows Eligible Venezuelans to Apply for TPS and Employment Authorization Documents

Concentration of thousands of people in the streets with Venezuelan flags – Caracas, Venezuela – 12 February 2019 (Shutterstock) WASHINGTON—Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas is designating Venezuela for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months, until September 2022. This new designation of TPS for Venezuela enables Venezuelan nationals (and individuals without nationality who […]