Biden Grants Temporary Protected Status To Venezuelans, Plans New Sanctions On Maduro
The Biden administration offered humanitarian protections to Venezuelans on Monday that would alleviate the threat of deportation for over 320,000 eligible individuals who have sought refuge in the United States.
The administration determined that Venezuelans qualified under the special Temporary Protected Status designation “due to the extraordinary and temporary conditions in Venezuela,” a senior Biden administration official said.
Over 5.4 million Venezuelans have fled their country under the regime of Nicolás Maduro, according to the United Nations, among the largest displacement crises in the world.
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