Biden administration offers temporary protection to Venezuelan migrants 

472,000 nationals could be eligible for the designation for 18 months, U.S. Department of Homeland Security secretary says

By: - September 21, 2023 11:05 am
Venezuelan migrants in El Paso, Texas

Jheanpiere Contreras, Genesis Contreras and Daniel Soto, who arrived from Venezuela after crossing the U.S. border from Mexico, wait in line for dinner at a hotel provided by the Annunciation House on Sept. 22, 2022, in El Paso, Texas. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance.