WASHINGTON, D.C. Weds. Jan 20,2021 (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday ordered a cease to elimination of obvious Venezuelans from the US for 18 months, citing stipulations in the South American country.
“The deteriorative situation within Venezuela, which offers an ongoing nationwide security chance to the protection and well-being of the American of us, warrants the deferral of the elimination of Venezuelan nationals who are present in the US,” Trump, on the eve of leaving the White Condominium, mentioned in a memo to secretaries of enlighten and fatherland security.
Some Venezuelans, collectively with of us which occupy dedicated a prison, are exempted from the present.
U.S. President-elect Joe Biden mentioned in leisurely October that he would “straight” grant humanitarian protections to Venezuelans living in the US, which would possibly well well allow them to live in the country and originate work permits.
The Pew Review Heart think tank estimated there were 130,000 Venezuelans living illegally in the US in 2017. (Reporting by Mohammad Zargham, Ted Hesson and Kristina Cooke; Editing by Himani Sarkar & Shri Navaratnam)