March 12, 2021: Temporary Protected Status Issued for Venezuela and Burma

Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas has designated Temporary Protected Status for Venezuela and Burma (Myanmar). This announcement will allow an estimated 300,000 Venezuelan and 1,600 Burmese nationals to apply and remain lawfully in the United States. The designations will last until September 2022.

Have questions? Venezuelan and Burmese nationals in the University of Minnesota community who have questions about Temporary Protected Status can contact the Immigration Response Team at [email protected]