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Continuation of Documentation for Beneficiaries of Temporary Protected Status Designations for El Salvador, Haiti, Nicaragua, Sudan, Honduras, and Nepal
Posted on 10 Nov 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 11/16/2022 "Through this notice, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announces actions to ensure its continued compliance with the preliminary injunction order of... Read More

TPS for 337K at Risk
Posted on 27 Oct 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Camilo Montoya-Galvez, CBS News, Oct. 26, 2022 "Negotiations between the Biden administration and attorneys representing hundreds of thousands of immigrants living in the U.S. under a temporary humanitarian program collapsed this week, paving the... Read More

DHS Designates Ethiopia for Temporary Protected Status for 18 Months
Posted on 21 Oct 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

DHS, Oct. 21, 2022 "Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the designation of Ethiopia for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months. Only individuals who are already residing in the United States as of October 20, 2022... Read More

Burma (Myanmar) TPS Notices
Posted on 27 Sep 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Extension and Redesignation of Burma (Myanmar) for Temporary Protected Status Employment Authorization for Burmese F–1 Nonimmigrant Students Experiencing Severe Economic Hardship as a Direct Result of the Current Crisis in Burma (Myanmar) Read More

DHS Extends, Redesignates TPS for Burma
Posted on 26 Sep 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

USCIS, Sept. 26, 2022 "The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today announced  an extension of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Burma for an additional 18 months, from Nov. 26, 2022, through May 25, 2024, due to extraordinary and temporary... Read More

Venezuela TPS FR Notices (Sept. 8, 2022)
Posted on 8 Sep 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Employment Authorization for Venezuelan F–1 Nonimmigrant Students Experiencing Severe Economic Hardship as a Direct Result of the Humanitarian Crisis in Venezuela Extension of the Designation of Venezuela for Temporary Protected Status Read More

DHS Announces Re-Registration Process for Current Venezuela Temporary Protected Status Beneficiaries
Posted on 7 Sep 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

USCIS, Sept. 7, 2022 "The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) posted for public inspection a Federal Register notice describing how beneficiaries under Venezuela’s existing TPS designation can re-register to retain TPS and renew their Employment... Read More

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

DHS Announces Extension of TPS for Venezuela
Posted on 11 Jul 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Stakeholder email, July 11, 2022 - " Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas is extending the designation of Venezuela for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months. “As one of my first actions as Secretary, I designated... 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

Helping Afghans and Ukrainians Progress from Parole to Temporary Protected Status to Permanent Residence
Posted on 3 May 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Cyrus Mehta and Kaitlyn Box, May 3, 2022 "In light of the recent crises in Afghanistan and Ukraine, Temporary Protected Status (TPS) has been at the forefront of discussions around how the United States can assist individuals who are fleeing these... 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