Tag: tps

September 19, 2017

Temporary Protected Status for South Sudan Extended for 18 Months

The USCIS has extended temporary protected status (TPS) for 18 months for nationals of South Sudan. In the recent announcement, the USCIS confirmed: Current beneficiaries of South Sudan’s TPS designation seeking to extend their TPS status must re-register. The deadline will be published in the Federal Register and on www.uscis.gov/tps later this week. Those who […]

September 19, 2017

Temporary Protected Status for Sudan to Terminate in November 2018

The USCIS has terminated temporary protected status for Sudan effective next year, November 2018. The recent announcement states: “Current beneficiaries of Sudan’s TPS designation seeking to extend their TPS status must re-register. The deadline will be published in the Federal Register and on www.uscis.gov/tps later this week. Those who re-register and request a new employment […]

May 29, 2017

Haitian TPS Extended until 1/18/2018. Applicants Must Renew EAD by 7/24/2017.

USCIS Announcement to Employers: The Secretary of Homeland Security has extended the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Haiti for 6 months, from July 23, 2017, through Jan. 22, 2018. If your employee is a current beneficiary of Haiti’s designation for TPS: To be able to use his or her Form I-766, Employment Authorization Document […]

April 19, 2017

USCIS Reminds Beneficiaries of Temporary Protected Status for Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone of May 21 Termination

USCIS is reminding the public that the designations of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone terminate effective May 21, 2017. To provide sufficient time for an orderly transition, the Department of Homeland Security gave beneficiaries under these three designations 8 months advance notice of the expiration by publishing 3 notices in […]

March 22, 2016

Temporary Protected Status (TPS) Extended for Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone for Six Months

From the USCIS today: WASHINGTON — Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson has extended the designations of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for an additional six months. Although there have been significant improvements in the conditions in all three countries since their designations for TPS in November 2014, the lingering […]

November 30, 2015

USCIS Message: Video From USCIS Director León Rodríguez on Temporary Protected Status for Yemen

USCIS has released a short video message in English and Arabic from Director León Rodríguez explaining Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Yemen. On September 3, 2015, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson designated Yemen for TPS, effective through March 3, 2017, due to the ongoing armed conflict there. This designation means eligible Yemeni nationals, or […]

September 08, 2015

New Temporary Protected Status Designation for Yemen Nationals

On September 3, 2015, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson announced his decision to designate Yemen for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months due to the ongoing armed conflict within the country. Yemen is experiencing widespread conflict and a resulting severe humanitarian emergency, and requiring Yemeni nationals in the United States to return to […]

August 25, 2015

Temporary Protected Status Extended for Haitian Nationals

From the USCIS: WASHINGTON—Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson has extended Haiti’s designation for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for an additional 18 months. The extended designation is effective Jan. 23, 2016, through July 22, 2017. Current TPS Haiti beneficiaries seeking to extend their TPS status must re-register during a 60-day period that runs from Aug. […]

June 24, 2015

TPS for Syrians: Initial Registration Deadline Is July 6, 2015

The USCIS issued a reminder that 7/6/15 is the deadline for eligible nationals of Syria (and people without nationality who last habitually resided in Syria) who do not currently hold Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to register for TPS. The redesignation of Syria for TPS runs from 1/5/15 through 9/30/16. About TPS: USCIS may grant TPS […]

June 01, 2015

Temporary Protected Status Extended for Somalia

From the USCIS: WASHINGTON—Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson has extended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for eligible nationals of Somalia (and eligible individuals without nationality who last habitually resided in Somalia) for an additional 18 months, effective Sept. 18, 2015, through March 17, 2017. Current TPS Somalia beneficiaries seeking to extend their TPS must re-register […]