On January 19, 2021, former President Trump announced Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) for certain Venezuelans due to the “deteriorative condition within Venezuela, which presents an ongoing national security threat to the safety and well-being of the American people.” The memo, published in the Federal Register on January 25, 2021, directs the deferral for 18 months of the removal of Venezuelans meeting certain requirements.

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