Venezuelans

Jheanpiere Contreras, Genesis Contreras and Daniel Soto, who two days ago arrived from Venezuela after crossing the U.S. border from Mexico, wait in line for dinner at a hotel provided by the Annunciation House on Sept. 22, 2022 in El Paso, Texas. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Biden administration offers temporary protection to Venezuelan migrants 

BY: - September 21, 2023

WASHINGTON — U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas announced late Wednesday that the agency will expand protected status to nearly half a million Venezuelan nationals, allowing them to live and work in the United States. The move comes after multiple requests from cities that have struggled to house asylum seekers and calls from […]

Venezuelan migrants stand in line for food provided by Annunciation House in El Paso, Texas, in September 2022.

New plan for Venezuelan migrants will accept some into the U.S., send others to Mexico

BY: - October 13, 2022

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration on Wednesday night announced new guidelines for Venezuelan migrants, under which some will have a pathway to temporary residence in the United States and others who crossed the border without authorization will be sent back to Mexico. U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas announced an agreement between Mexico […]