Bender’s Immigration Bulletin – August 1, 2010

USCIS Publishes Draft Individual Fee Waiver, Form I-912 On July 15, 2010, Alejandro Mayorkas announced that the agency was actively seeking comments to the newly developed form I-912, Request for an Individual Fee Waiver. This form, developed in conjunction with community-based organizations and...

Bender’s Immigration Bulletin – January 15, 2011

Juan Osuna Appointed Acting Director for EOIR Attorney General Eric Holder announced the appointment of Juan Osuna as Acting Director for the Executive Office for Immigration Review. The announcement was made on December 23. “Juan has been with the department for more than a decade and...

Advance Copy of USCIS Notice: Designation of Republic of South Sudan for TPS

"This Notice announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) has designated the Republic of South Sudan (South Sudan) for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for a period of 18 months, effective November 3, 2011 through May 2, 2013." FR Doc. 2011-26537 Filed 10/12/2011 at 8:45...

Advance Copy of USCIS Notice: Extension of TPS for Sudan

"This Notice announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) has extended the designation of Sudan for temporary protected status (TPS) for 18 months from its current expiration date of November 2, 2011 through May 2, 2013." FR Doc. 2011-26538 Filed 10/12/2011 at 8:45 am; Publication...

Designation of Republic of South Sudan for Temporary Protected Status

"This Notice announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) has designated the Republic of South Sudan (South Sudan) for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for a period of 18 months, effective November 3, 2011 through May 2, 2013." Federal Register /Vol. 76, No. 198 /Thursday...

Extension of the Designation of Sudan for Temporary Protected Status and Automatic Extension of Employment Authorization Documentation for Sudanese TPS Beneficiaries

"This Notice announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) has extended the designation of Sudan for temporary protected status (TPS) for 18 months from its current expiration date of November 2, 2011 through May 2, 2013." Federal Register Vol. 76, No. 198 /Thursday, October...

USCIS Fact Sheet: DHS Extends Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Sudan and Designates South Sudan for TPS

"Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano extended the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Sudan for 18 months. She also designated the new Republic of South Sudan for TPS for 18 months. Both the extension and the new designation are effective Nov. 3, 2011, and will continue...

Extension of the Designation of Nicaragua for Temporary Protected Status and Automatic Extension of Employment Authorization Documentation for Nicaraguan TPS Beneficiaries

"This Notice announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) has extended the designation of Nicaragua for temporary protected status (TPS) for 18 months from its current expiration date of January 5, 2012 through July 5, 2013." - Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 214 / Friday,...

Extension of the Designation of Honduras for Temporary Protected Status and Automatic Extension of Employment Authorization Documentation for Honduran TPS Beneficiaries

"This Notice announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) has extended the designation of Honduras for temporary protected status (TPS) for 18 months from its current expiration date of January 5, 2012 through July 5, 2013." - Federal Register /Vol. 76, No. 214 / Friday, November...

GreenbergTraurig: How to Complete the Form I-9 for Employees That Benefit From the Auto-Extension of Temporary Protected Status

In another welcomed measure that clarifies the work eligibility of a class of valued employees, the Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices (OSC) announced the launch of an educational video reminding employers that nationals of El Salvador with Temporary Protected...

Designation of Syrian Arab Republic for Temporary Protected Status

"Through this notice, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) has designated the Syrian Arab Republic (Syria) for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for a period of 18 months, effective March 29, 2012 through September 30, 2013. ... This...

Advance Copy of DHS Notice: Extension and Redesignation of Somalia for TPS

"This notice announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) is both extending the existing designation of Somalia for temporary protected status (TPS) for 18 months from September 18, 2012 through March 17, 2014, and redesignating Somalia for TPS for 18 months, effective September...

Somalia TPS Extension, Redesignation: Federal Register

"This notice announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) is both extending the existing designation of Somalia for temporary protected status (TPS) for 18 months from September 18, 2012 through March 17, 2014, and redesignating Somalia for TPS for 18 months, effective September...

TPS Extended for Honduras, Nicaragua

"This Notice announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) is extending the designation of Nicaragua for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months from July 6, 2013 through January 5, 2015." - Federal Register/ Vol. 78, No. 64 / Wednesday, April 3, 2013 . "This...

Excerpts From the May 1, 2013, Bender's Immigration Bulletin

EOIR Releases Information Regarding Mandatory Attorney Registration On April 11, the Executive Office for Immigration Review released instructions and a series of frequently asked questions regarding its new mandatory electronic registry for attorneys and accredited representatives. The instructions...

Advance Copy of USCIS Notice: Extension of TPS for Syria

"Through this Notice, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) is extending the existing designation of Syria for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months, from October 1, 2013 through March 31, 2015, and redesignating Syria for...

USCIS Notice: Extension and Redesignation of Syria for Temporary Protected Status

"Through this Notice, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) is extending the existing designation of Syria for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months, from October 1, 2013 through March 31, 2015, and redesignating Syria for...

Advance Copy of USCIS Notice: Extension of TPS for Somalia

"Through this Notice, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) is extending the designation of Somalia for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months from March 18, 2014 through September 17, 2015." - FR Doc. 2013-25969 Filed...

Somalia TPS Extension

"Through this Notice, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) is extending the designation of Somalia for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months from March 18, 2014 through September 17, 2015." - Federal Register / Vol...