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TPS Beneficiaries from Nepal Must Re-register before July 23, 2018

TPS Beneficiaries from Nepal Must Re-register before July 23, 2018
On May 22, 2018, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that the final registration period for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for citizens of Nepal is open and beneficiaries must re-register before July 23, 2019. Beneficiaries of TPS from Nepal are currently granted protection and employment authorization until June 24, 2018.  Due to the anticipated delay in processing the re-registration applications, USCIS has automatically extended employment authorization for all Nepalese...
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Trump Administration ends TPS for Haitians, ominous signs for other foreign nationals on TPS

Trump Administration ends TPS for Haitians, ominous signs for other foreign nationals on TPS
On November 20, 2017, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acting Secretary, Elaine Duke announced it would end Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haiti. Haiti is the third country to have TPS terminated under the Trump Administration, following announcements to terminate TPS for Sudan and Nicaragua in September and November 2017. TPS was established by Congress in 1990 as a way to provide humanitarian relief to foreign nationals already residing in...
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Termination of TPS for Beneficiaries from Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea effective May 21, 2017

Termination of TPS for Beneficiaries from Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea effective May 21, 2017
In November 2014, in recognition of the serious health threats posed by the Ebola virus outbreak in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia, former Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Jeh Johnson designated these three countries for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for a period of 18 months. The DHS subsequently extended the TPS designation through May 21, 2017. In September 2016, former DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson determined that the widespread transmission of...
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DHS Announces Extension of Temporary Protected Status for Sudan

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Jeh Johnson has extended the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Sudan for an additional period of 18 months. The Secretary has determined that due to on-going armed conflict in Sudan, the country is experiencing extraordinary and temporary conditions that prevent its nationals from returning in safety and that permitting such aliens to temporarily remain in the United States is not contrary to U.S. national...
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DHS Announces Temporary Protected Status for Yemen

DHS Announces Temporary Protected Status for Yemen
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Jeh Johnson has designated Yemen for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for a period of 18 months. The Secretary has determined that due to on-going armed conflict in Yemen, the country is experiencing extraordinary and temporary conditions that prevent its nationals from returning in safety and that permitting such aliens to temporarily remain in the United States is not contrary to U.S. national interests. The 18...
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DHS Extends Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Somalia

On June 1, 2015, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Jeh Johnson announced the extension of the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Somalia for a period of 18 months, beginning September 18, 2015 and extending through March 17, 2017. Somali nationals (and eligible individuals without nationality who last resided in Somalia) previously granted TPS and who continue to meet the eligibility requirements for TPS may re-register during the 60-day period...
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DHS Announces Temporary Protected Status for Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Jeh Johnson has designated Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for a period of 18 months. The Secretary has determined that due to the outbreak of the Ebola virus in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, these countries are experiencing extraordinary and temporary conditions that prevent their nationals from returning in safety and that permitting such aliens to temporarily remain in the...
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Department of Homeland Security Extends Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Sudan and South Sudan; Redesignates TPS for South Sudan

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Jeh Johnson has determined that the ongoing armed conflict and other extraordinary and temporary conditions in Sudan and South Sudan prevent nationals of those countries from returning to these states in safety. In light of this, the Secretary has announced the extension of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Sudan and South Sudan and the redesignation of TPS South Sudan. Extension of TPS Designation for Sudan...
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