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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS.gov) announced on Monday, July 19th that they have extended and re-designated Somalia for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months! They will be publishing a Federal Register Notice (FRN) extending and re-designating Somalia for TPS for 18 months, from September 18, 2021, through March 17, 2023.

Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas stated, “Through the extension and re-designation of Somalia for Temporary Protected Status, the United States will be able to offer safety and protection to Somalis who may not be able to return to their country, due to ongoing conflict and a worsening humanitarian crisis,”!

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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS.gov) announced on Wednesday, July 7th that they have extended and re-designated Yemen for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months! They published “Extension and Redesignation of Yemen for Temporary Protected Status” as a Federal Register Notice (FRN) extending and re-designating Yemen for TPS for 18 months, from Sept. 4, 2021, through March 3, 2023.

Please view this USCIS News Release for more details: DHS Publishes Federal Register Notice Extending and Re-Designating Yemen for Temporary Protected Status

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On Thursday, March 18, 2021, the Department of Homeland Security announced that they were extending and re-designating Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for the country of Syria for 18 months, from March 31, 2021 until September 30, 2022. This designation of TPS is based upon ongoing armed conflict and extraordinary conditions in Syria making return un-safe.

For further details please review the USCIS News Release, “Registration period opens for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Syria“.

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On Monday, March 8, 2021, Secretary of Homeland Security, Alejandro Mayorkas announced that he has designating Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for the country of Venezuela for 18 months, from now until September 2022. *This new designation of TPS for Venezuela enables Venezuelan nationals (and individuals without nationality who last resided in Venezuela) currently residing in the United States to file initial applications for TPS, so long as they meet eligibility requirements. *USCIS

For further details please review the USCIS News Release, “Secretary Mayorkas Designates Venezuela for Temporary Protected Status for 18 Months“.

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On Wednesday, December 9th, the USCIS published a notice in the Federal Register that DHS is automatically extending the validity of Temporary Protected Status (TPS)-related documentation for beneficiaries. These automatic extensions are for TPS designations for El Salvador, Haiti, Nicaragua, Sudan, Honduras, and Nepal and good through October 4, 2021.

For further details please review the AILA Document, “USCIS Notice of Extension of TPS Documentation for El Salvador, Haiti, Nicaragua, Sudan, Honduras, and Nepal”.

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On Monday, September 23, 2019, USCIS announced a re-registration period for individuals with Temporary Protected Status (TPS) under Syria’s designation, can extended their designation until March 31, 2019. Current TPS Syrian beneficiaries who would like to extend their TPS must re-register between September 23, 2019 and November 22, 2019.

For further details please review the USCIS News Release, “Re-Registration Period Now Open for Individuals with TPS under Syria’s Designation”.

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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“.

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