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Trump Issues Memo Protecting Some Venezuelans Living in US From Deportation

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Trump Issues Memo Protecting Some Venezuelans Living in US From Deportation

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President Donald Trump on Tuesday has approved the deferral of deportation of eligible Venezuelan nationals who fled to the United States when an economic crisis swept the socialist country. Trump issued a memo directing the secretary of state and the secretary of Homeland Security to take appropriate measures to defer for 18 months the deportation of any national of Venezuela, or alien without nationality, who last resided in Venezuela, subject to a list of exceptions. The grant of a Deferred Enforced Departure only applies to individuals who are currently present in the United States and allows recipients of the deferral to live and work in the United States. “The autocratic government of Nicolas Maduro has consistently violated the sovereign freedoms possessed by the Venezuelan people,” Trump wrote in his memo. “Through force and fraud, the Maduro regime is responsible for the worst humanitarian crisis in the Western Hemisphere in recent memory.” The South …

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