S.50 - Venezuela Temporary Protected Status Act of 2021117th Congress (2021-2022) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Menendez, Robert [D-NJ] (Introduced 01/26/2021)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 01/26/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.50 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (01/26/2021)
Venezuela Temporary Protected Status Act of 2021
This bill provides assistance to eligible nationals of Venezuela.
Under this bill, eligible nationals of Venezuela shall qualify for temporary protected status, which prevents their removal from the United States and allows them to obtain employment and travel authorization. Such status shall be available to qualifying nationals of Venezuela for 18 months starting from this bill's enactment.
The Department of State shall work with international partners to increase the capacity of countries in the region to provide migration services and asylum to eligible Venezuelan citizens.