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TPS for Syria Extended
Posted on 29 Jul 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Extension and Redesignation of Syria for Temporary Protected Status - This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 08/01/2022 "Through this notice, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announces that the Secretary... Read More

USCIS Rescinds Z-R-Z-C-; Implications for AOS
Posted on 2 Jul 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

USCIS, July 1, 2022 "U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) rescinds its designation of the decision of the Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) in Matter of Z-R-Z-C- as an Adopted Decision and updates its interpretation of the effects... Read More

Cameroon TPS; F-1 Employment Authorization (Advance Copy)
Posted on 6 Jun 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Designation of Cameroon for Temporary Protected Status : "Through this notice, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) is designating Cameroon for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for... Read More

Designation of Afghanistan for Temporary Protected Status
Posted on 20 May 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 98 / Friday, May 20, 2022 "Through this notice, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) is designating Afghanistan for Temporary Protected Status (TPS... Read More

DHS Announces Registration Process for TPS for Afghanistan
Posted on 19 May 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

USCIS, May 19, 2022 "The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) posted for public inspection a Federal Register notice on Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Afghanistan. This notice provides information about how to register for TPS under Afghanistan’s... Read More

Official FR TPS Notices: Sudan, Ukraine
Posted on 19 Apr 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Designation of Sudan for Temporary Protected Status Employment Authorization for Sudanese F–1 Nonimmigrant Students Experiencing Severe Economic Hardship as a Direct Result of the Current Crisis in Sudan Designation of Ukraine for Temporary... Read More

TPS for Ukraine: Advance Copy
Posted on 18 Apr 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 04/19/2022 "Through this Notice, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) has designated Ukraine for Temporary... Read More

TPS for Cameroon
Posted on 15 Apr 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

DHS, Apr. 15, 2022 "Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the designation of Cameroon for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months. Only individuals who are already residing in the United States as of April 14, 2022,... Read More

Secretary Mayorkas Designates Afghanistan for Temporary Protected Status
Posted on 16 Mar 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

DHS, Mar. 16, 2022 "The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today announced the designation of Afghanistan for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months. Only individuals who are already residing in the United States as of March 15, 2022... Read More

Secretary Mayorkas Designates Ukraine for Temporary Protected Status for 18 Months
Posted on 3 Mar 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

DHS, Mar. 3, 2022 "The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the designation of Ukraine for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months. “Russia’s premeditated and unprovoked attack on Ukraine has resulted in an ongoing... Read More

TPS News: Sudan and South Sudan
Posted on 2 Mar 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

USCIS, Mar. 2, 2022 "The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced a new designation of Sudan and an extension and redesignation of South Sudan for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months. [Extension and Redesignation of South Sudan... Read More

All Temporary Protected Status (TPS) Applicants May Now File Forms I-821 and I-765 Online
Posted on 29 Nov 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

USCIS, Nov. 29, 2021 "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... Read More

Class Action Lawsuit Challenges Immigration Agency’s Unlawful Denial of Green Cards for TPS Holders
Posted on 8 Nov 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

NILA, Nov. 8, 2021 "Three Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders filed a class action lawsuit challenging U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ decision to rescind a decades-old policy which allowed them to seek lawful permanent resident... Read More

Continuation of TPS for El Salvador, Haiti, Nicaragua, Sudan, Honduras, and Nepal
Posted on 9 Sep 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 09/10/2021 "Through this notice, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announces actions to ensure its continued compliance with the preliminary injunction orders of the... Read More

TPS Registration Period Extensions
Posted on 3 Aug 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 08/04/2021 "Through this notice, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announces extensions of the initial registration periods from 180 days to 18 months for initial (new... Read More