President Trump Announced an 18-Month Period of Deferred Enforcement Departure for Venezuela

On January 19, 2021, President Trump announced an 18-month period of Deferred Enforcement Departure (DED) for nationals of Venezuela. During that period, Venezuelans will be eligible to obtain a work permit and will be protected from deportation. To qualify you must be a national of Venezuela, be physically present in the United States as of January 20, 2021, not have been previously deported, and not have any felonies or two or more misdemeanors. For a full list of eligibility requirements, the memorandum can be found here.
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