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On Wednesday, October 26, 2016, Secretary of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson announced that he has extended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for the country of Nepal for 18 additional months, effective December 25, 2016, through June 24, 2018. Current TPS Nepal beneficiaries who would like to extend their TPS must re-register. They have a 60-day re-registration period that runs from October 26, 2016 through December 27, 2016 and are encouraged to do so as soon as the re-registration period begins.

For further details please review the USCIS News Release, “Temporary Protected Status Extended for Nepal“.

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On Friday, July 8, 2016, Secretary of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson announced that the country of El Salvador will be designated for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for an18 month extension. This decision was based on the overall conditions within El Salvador. This status will allow eligible Salvadoran nationals (or those who last resided in El Salvador) residing in the United States to apply for TPS with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). The additional 18 months are effective from September 10, 2016, through March 9, 2018.

Current TPS El Salvador beneficiaries who want to extend their TPS must re-register during the 60-day re-registration period that runs from July 8, 2016 through September 6, 2016. USCIS encourages beneficiaries to re-register as soon as possible once the 60-day re-registration period begins. This designation means that, during the designated period, eligible nationals of El Salvador and people without nationality who last habitually resided in El Salvador will not be removed from the United States and may receive an Employment Authorization Document (EAD), which will allow them to work within the United States.

For further details please review the USCIS News Release, “Temporary Protected Status Extended for El Salvador“.

On Monday, May 16, 2016, Secretary of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson announced that the country of Honduras will be designated for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for an18 month extension. This decision was based on the overall conditions within Honduras. This status will allow eligible Honduran nationals (or those who last resided in Honduras) residing in the United States to apply for TPS with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). The additional 18 months are effective from July 6, 2016, through Jan. 5, 2018.

Current TPS Honduras beneficiaries who want to extend their TPS must re-register during the 60-day re-registration period that runs from May 16, 2016 through July 15, 2016. USCIS encourages beneficiaries to re-register as soon as possible once the 60-day re-registration period begins. This designation means that, during the designated period, eligible nationals of Honduras and people without nationality who last habitually resided in Honduras will not be removed from the United States and may receive an Employment Authorization Document (EAD), which will allow them to work within the United States.

For further details please review the USCIS News Release, “Temporary Protected Status Extended for Honduras“.

On Monday, May 16, 2016, Secretary of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson announced that the country of Nicaragua will be designated for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for an18 month extension. This decision was based on the overall conditions within Nicaragua. This status will allow eligible Nicaraguan nationals (or those who last resided in Nicaragua) residing in the United States to apply for TPS with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). The additional 18 months are effective from July 6, 2016, through Jan. 5, 2018.

Current TPS Nicaragua beneficiaries who want to extend their TPS must re-register during the 60-day re-registration period that runs from May 16, 2016 through July 15, 2016. USCIS encourages beneficiaries to re-register as soon as possible once the 60-day re-registration period begins. This designation means that, during the designated period, eligible nationals of Nicaragua and people without nationality who last habitually resided in Nicaragua will not be removed from the United States and may receive an Employment Authorization Document (EAD), which will allow them to work within the United States.

For further details please review the USCIS News Release, “Temporary Protected Status Extended for Nicaragua“.

On Wednesday, June 24, 2015, Secretary of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson announced that the country of Nepal will be designated for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months. This decision was based on the conditions within Nepal caused by the April 25th, magnitude 7.8 earthquake and the many aftershocks that followed. This status will allow eligible Nepalese nationals residing in the United States to apply for TPS with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). The 180-day TPS registration period begins June 24, 2015 and runs through December 21, 2015. The Federal Register notice, “Designation of Nepal for Temporary Protected Status” published June 24, 2015 provides further details and procedures for applying for TPS.

The TPS designation for Nepal is effective starting, June 24, 2015, and will be in effect through December 24, 2016. This designation means that, during the designated period, eligible nationals of Nepal and people without nationality who last habitually resided in Nepal will not be removed from the United States and may receive an Employment Authorization Document (EAD), which will allow them to work within the United States.

For further details please review the USCIS News Release, “DHS Announces Temporary Protected Status Designation for Nepal“.