USCIS Extends Temporary Protected Status for Sudan

Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson has extended Sudan’s designation for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for an additional 18 months due to the ongoing armed conflict and extraordinary and temporary conditions in Sudan that prevent its nationals from safely returning. The extended designation is effective May 3, 2016, through November 2, 2017. Current TPS Sudan beneficiaries seeking to...
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Temporary Protected Status Extended for Nicaragua

Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson will extend Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for eligible nationals of Nicaragua for an additional 18 months, effective Jan. 6, 2015, through July 5, 2016. Current TPS Nicaragua beneficiaries seeking to extend their TPS must re-register during the 60-day re-registration period that runs from Oct. 16, 2014 through Dec. 15, 2014.  USCIS will not accept...
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Deferred Enforced Departure Extended for Eligible Liberians

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced it will automatically extend Employment Authorization Documents (EADs) for Liberian nationals covered under the Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) program. Current DED Liberia EADs that have an expiration date of Sept. 30, 2014 will now be valid through March 30, 2015. This automatic extension of EADs follows the...
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DHS Announces 18 month TPS Extension for Sudan

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will extend Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for eligible nationals of Sudan for an additional 18 months, effective Nov. 3, 2014, through May 2, 2016. Current Sudanese beneficiaries seeking to extend their TPS status must re-register during a 60-day period that runs from Sept. 2, 2014 through Nov. 3, 2014. USCIS encourages...
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TPS Extended for Haitian Nationals

Temporary Protected Status (TPS) has been extended for eligible Haitian nationals for an additional 18 months. The Secretary of Homeland Security has determined that an extension is warranted because the conditions in Haiti that prompted the TPS designation CONTINUE to be met. This extension is effective from July 23, 2014 to January 22, 2016. The 18-month extension allows TPS holders to APPLY...
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DHS Extends TPS for Somalia

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that it is extending the designation of Somalia for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months from March 18, 2014 through September 17, 2015. The extension allows currently eligible TPS beneficiaries to retain TPS through September 17, 2015, so long as they otherwise continue to meet the eligibility requirements for TPS. The DHS has...
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