On March 8, 2021, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security designated Venezuela for Temporary Protected Status(TPS) for 18 months, until September 2022. Venezuelan nationals (and individuals without nationality who last resided in Venezuela) who are currently residing in the U.S. may be eligible for this status. Under TPS, individuals will have legal status to remain in the U.S. and can apply for work authorization. Eligible individuals must submit their applications between March 9, 2021 and September 9, 2021.
March 11, 2021