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Temporary Protected Status (TPS) Designation: Venezuela Fact Sheet

What is TPS?

The Secretary of Homeland Security may designate a foreign country for TPS due to conditions in the country that temporarily prevent the country’s nationals from returning safely, or in certain circumstances, where the country is unable to handle the return of its nationals adequately.

The Secretary may designate a country for TPS due to the following temporary conditions in the country:

  • Ongoing armed conflict (such as civil war)
  • An environmental disaster (such as earthquake or hurricane), or an epidemic
  • Other extraordinary and temporary conditions

This fact sheet shows the history of TPS as well as basic eligibility requirements.

For more information: Call 412-904-5966 or complete an intake at https://forms.gle/o9Fyo4Q7TLnx8aDF8