All Temporary Protected Status (TPS) Applicants May Now File Forms I-821 and I-765 Online

As of Nov. 29, all applicants eligible to file for TPS under one of the current designations may file Form I-821, Application for Temporary Protected Status, and Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization, online. The following countries are currently designated for TPS: Burma (Myanmar)El SalvadorHaitiHondurasNepalNicaraguaSomaliaSouth SudanSudanSyriaVenezuelaYemen First-time TPS applicants and TPS beneficiaries who are re-registering …

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DHS Continues Temporary Protected Status Designations for El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, Nepal, Nicaragua and Sudan

The Department of Homeland Security has announced the automatic extension of TPS designations for El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, Nepal, Nicaragua, and Sudan. TPS beneficiaries from these six countries will retain their status, provided they continue to meet all the individual requirements for TPS eligibility. The automatic extension of TPS-related documentation includes Employment Authorization Documents (EADs) …

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TPS Registration Period Extended to 18 Months for Applicants from Venezuela, Syria and Burma

WASHINGTON—The Department of Homeland Security today published a Federal Register notice (FRN) announcing extensions of the registration periods from 180 days to 18 months for initial (new) applicants for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) under the designations of Venezuela and Burma, and the redesignation of Syria. This notice also provides certain specific corrections to the FRN regarding Venezuela …

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DHS Announces Registration Process for Temporary Protected Status for Haiti

Designation Allows Eligible Haitians Who Resided in the U.S. as of July 29 to Apply for TPS and Employment Authorization Documents  WASHINGTON—The Department of Homeland Security today posted for public inspection a Federal Register notice that provides information about how to register for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haiti. Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas previously announced this 18-month designation of Haiti for TPS on May 22.  The registration process …

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TPS Applicants from Five Designated Countries Can Now File Initial Applications Online

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today that Temporary Protected Status (TPS) applicants who are eligible nationals of Burma, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela or Yemen, or individuals without nationality who last habitually resided in one of those countries, can now file Form I-821, Application for Temporary Protected Status, online, if they are applying for TPS for …

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Employment Authorization Documents for certain Temporary Protected Status Immigrants are Automatically Extended to January 4, 2021

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today extended the validity of TPS-related documentation for beneficiaries under the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designations for El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, Nepal, Nicaragua and Sudan through Jan. 4, 2021.  The notice automatically extends the validity of Employment Authorization Documents; Forms I-797, Notice of Action; and Forms I-94, Arrival/Departure Record …

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USCIS announces TPS re-registration for qualified Nepal citizens living in the U.S.

USCIS announcement - "U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today that current beneficiaries of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) under Nepal’s designation who want to maintain their status through the effective termination date of June 24, 2019, must re-register between May 22, 2018, and July 23, 2018. Re-registration procedures, including how to renew employment authorization …

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Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Citizens of Nepal Will End on June 24, 2019

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that it will terminate the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Nepal on June 24, 2019.  According to DHS,  the country conditions in Nepal have improved since the 2015 earthquake and subsequent aftershocks. Currently, TPS is set to expire on June 24, 2018.  Renewal for those who currently …

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Trump Administration’s Termination of DACA, TPS, and H-4 EAD Immigration Programs Could Leave Employers in a Lurch

Several immigration programs that have authorized over a million immigrant workers are expected to end in 2018 and 2019. The cancellation of these programs will terminate employment eligibility for these workers, making most of them deportable. The loss of these legally authorized workers is likely to destabilize many employers’ workforce and disrupt the economy as a …

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Temporary Protected Status Re-Registration Period for Haiti Has Begun for Extended Work Authorization Through July 22, 2019

If you currently hold Temporary Protected Status (TPS) under Haiti’s designation and want to maintain your status and work authorization until July 22, 2019, you must  re-register between Jan. 18, 2018 and March 19, 2018. Re-registration procedures, including how to renew employment authorization documents (EAD), can be found at uscis.gov/tps. "USCIS will issue new EADs with …

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