US SB50 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress


Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 11-1)
Status: Introduced on January 26 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-26 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


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.

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Venezuela Temporary Protected Status Act of 2021



2021-01-26SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Same As/Similar To

HB161 (Related) 2021-03-04 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship.


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