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,”!
Please view this DHS News Release for more details: Secretary Mayorkas Announces Extension Re-Designation of Somalia for Temporary Protected Status
Source of Information:
DHS (DHS.gov), 7/19/21, News Release: