DHS New Policy for Venezuelans

  • Organization: Department of Homeland Security
  • Document Type: Policies
  • Date Created: Thursday, October 13, 2022
  • Attachment(s): LINK

To be eligible, Venezuelans must:

- have a supporter in the United States who will provide financial and other support;
- pass rigorous biometric and biographic national security and public safety screening and vetting; and
- complete vaccinations and other public health requirements.

Venezuelans are ineligible if they:

- have been ordered removed from the United States in the previous five years;
- have crossed without authorization between ports of entry after the date of announcement;
- have irregularly entered Mexico or Panama after the date of announcement, or are a permanent resident or dual national of any country other than Venezuela, or currently hold refugee status in any country; or
- have not completed vaccinations and other public health requirements.

  • Enforcement