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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 […]

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 […]


Weekend humor from Celia Rivenbark: My flight of fantasy — DeSantis & pals see how it feels

BY: - October 8, 2022

Flight Attendant: Good morning and welcome aboard Flight 815 with nonstop service to Caracas, Venezuela. Ted Cruz: Uhhhh, wait. Did she just say Venezuela??? I thought we were going to Cabo! I’m wearing my flowery shirt and cargo shorts with my murse. We HAVE to be going to Cabo… Ron DeSantis: Yeah, that can’t be […]

Venezuelans across the U.S. gain temporary protection from deportation

BY: - March 12, 2021

WASHINGTON—The Biden administration is granting temporary protection for hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans living in the U.S. who fled the economic crisis in their home country. An estimated 349,000 Venezuelans live in the U.S., according to a 2018 report by the Migration Policy Institute, a nonpartisan organization that conducts research on migration. More than half […]