Trump Approves Deferred Deportation for Venezuelans

On Trump’s last day of office, the White House approved deferred deportation for some Venezuelans. The White House issued a memo yesterday that approved Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) for Venezuelans. Venezuelans who are eligible for deferral can continue to live and work in the U.S., similar to those included under the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) program.

The Memo Condemning Actions of Venezuelan Government

The White House memo expressed disapproval over the actions of the Venezuelan government and its President Nicolas Maduro. It accused the government of corruption and “the worst humanitarian crisis in the Western Hemisphere in recent memory. A catastrophic economic crisis and