An Overview of Temporary Protected Status (TPS)

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Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is a temporary immigration status provided to nationals of designated countries experiencing difficult or unsafe conditions which makes returning to their home country onerous! The TPS for a country is designated by the Secretory of DHS, which is Alejandro Mayorkas. TPS recipients are not eligible for any public assistance because of this status. 

Review the American Immigration Council’s Fact Sheet for a detailed overview: Temporary Protected Status: An Overview 


Source of Information: 

American Immigration Council, modified 2/27/24, Fact Sheet: 

Temporary Protected Status: An Overview 

National Immigration Forum, 10/3/23, Fact Sheet: 

Fact Sheet: Temporary Protected Status (TPS) 


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