Venezuelan migrants in the U.S. as of July 31 can sign up for Temporary Protected Status. Homeland Security officials estimate that roughly 472,000 more people will now be eligible for work permits.
The designation comes amid extreme violence between Cameroon's forces and separatists as well as a significant rise in attacks from Boko Haram, according to the Department of Homeland Security.
The Biden administration will grant temporary protection from deportation to tens of thousands of Ukrainians who are already living in the U.S., the Department of Homeland Security announced.
Eligible Haitians in the U.S. can apply for a new 18-month designation. Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas cited security concerns, human rights abuses and poverty for the decision.