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TPS Extended for Nicaragua, Honduras (May 16, 2016)

USCIS, May 16, 2016 - "Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson has extended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for eligible nationals of Nicaragua (and those without nationality who last habitually resided in Nicaragua) for an additional 18 months, effective July 6, 2016, through Jan. 5, 2018....

TPS Extended for El Salvador (July 8, 2016)

Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 131 / Friday, July 8, 2016 - "Through this Notice, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) is extending the designation of El Salvador for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months from September...

TPS Extended for Syria (Aug. 1, 2016)

Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 147 / Monday, August 1, 2016 - "Through this Notice, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) is extending the designation of the Syrian Arab Republic (Syria) for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18...

TPS for Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone Will Terminate May 21, 2017

Guinea - This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 09/26/2016 and available online at https://federalregister.gov/d/2016-23244 Liberia - This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 09/26/2016 and available online at https://federalregister.gov...

Senators Call for TPS for Haiti

Senator Robert Menendez (D-N.J.), Oct. 13, 2016 - "Following the devastation and humanitarian disaster suffered by Haiti as a result of Hurricane Matthew, Senators Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) and Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) lead a group of 12 Democratic senators in asking the Obama administration to grant Temporary...

TPS for Yemen Extended

Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 2 / Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - "Through this Notice, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) is extending the designation of the Republic of Yemen (Yemen) for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18...

Advance Copy of TPS Extension for Somalia

This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 01/17/2017 - "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 a period of 18 months, effective...

TPS Extended for Somalia (Jan. 17, 2017)

Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 10 / Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - "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 a period of 18 months, effective March 18, 2017...

Advance Copy of DHS Extension of EADs for El Salvador TPS

This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 03/06/2017 - "On July 8, 2016, the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) extended the designation of El Salvador for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for a period of 18 months by notice in the Federal Register. Through the...

El Salvador TPS EAD Extension Notice (Mar. 6, 2017)

Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 42 / Monday, March 6, 2017 - "On July 8, 2016, the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) extended the designation of El Salvador for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for a period of 18 months by notice in the Federal Register. Through the same notice, the Department...

CA9 on Adjustment of Status, Admission, TPS: Ramirez v. Brown

Ramirez v. Brown, Mar. 31, 2017 - Court staff summary: "The panel affirmed the district court’s summary judgment in favor of Jesus Ramirez in his action challenging the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service’s decision finding him ineligible to adjust to lawful permanent resident...

Will Trump Break Promise to Haitians, Cancel TPS?

Alan Gomez, USA Today, Apr. 20, 2017 - " President Trump's immigration agency is recommending that the U.S. end temporary protections by next January for 50,000 Haitians allowed to remain in the United States following a series of natural disasters that have crippled the poverty-stricken Caribbean...

USCIS Recommendation to Terminate TPS for Haiti (Apr. 10, 2017)

In a memo dated Apr. 10, 2017 , USCIS Acting Director James W. McCament recommended to DHS Secretary Kelly that Temporary Protected Status ("TPS") for certain Haitians be terminated, effective Jan. 22, 2018: "...USCIS has concluded that the conditions in Haiti no longer support Its designation...

58,000 Haitians in U.S. May Lose Post-Earthquake Protections

Lizette Alvarez, New York Times, May 20, 2017 - "By Tuesday, Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly is expected to announce whether to let Haitians’ temporary protected status expire on July 22 or extend it again. (If he does nothing, it extends six months automatically.) By law, the decision...

Strong Support for Haiti TPS Renewal

May 22, 2017 - This site collects all news items, letters from members of Congress and state and local politicians and advocacy groups recommending that DHS Sec. Kelly renew Temporary Protected Status for eligible Haitians in the U.S. Here's a sample, being the May 2, 2017 letter from the Congressional...

TPS for Haiti Extended...But Only for Six Months

DHS, May 22, 2017 - "Secretary of Homeland Security John F. Kelly today announced his decision to extend—for an additional six months—the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Haiti. This extension is effective July 23, 2017 through January 22, 2018. “After careful...

Extension of the Designation of Haiti for Temporary Protected Status

Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 99 / Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - " Through this Notice, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) is extending the designation of Haiti for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 6 months, from July 23, 2017...

AIC Practice Advisory: Court Decisions Ensure TPS Holders in Sixth and Ninth Circuits May Become Permanent Residents

Mary Kenney, AIC, Sept. 11, 2017 - "Two courts of appeals have held that a grant of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) may make an individual eligible for adjustment of status. In Ramirez v. Brown, 852 F.3d 954 (9th Cir. 2017), and Flores v. USCIS, 718 F.3d 548 (6th Cir. 2013), the courts held that...

TPS for South Sudan Extended for 18 Months - USCIS

USCIS, Sept. 18, 2017 - "Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke has extended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for eligible nationals of South Sudan (and eligible individuals without nationality who last habitually resided in South Sudan) through May 2, 2019. After consulting with the...

TPS for Sudan to Terminate in November 2018

USCIS, Sept. 18, 2018 - "Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke has determined that conditions in Sudan no longer support its designation for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) after reviewing country conditions, and after Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials’ consultations...

Advance Copies of TPS Notifications for Sudan and South Sudan

This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 09/21/2017 - " Termination of the Designation of Sudan for Temporary Protected Status : The designation of Sudan for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is set to expire on November 2, 2017. After reviewing country conditions and...

TPS Extended for South Sudan

Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 182 / Thursday, September 21, 2017 - "Through this Notice, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) is extending the designation of South Sudan for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months, from...

USCIS Withdraws Sudan TPS Termination Notice...What Is Going On?

Federal Register, Sept. 21, 2017 Temporary Protected Status; Terminations: Sudan An unpublished Notice by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services PUBLIC INSPECTION DOCUMENT Editorial Note: An agency letter requesting withdrawal of this document was received after it was placed on public...

Advance Copy of Notice of Termination of TPS for Sudan in 2018

This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 10/11/2017 - "The designation of Sudan for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is set to expire on November 2, 2017. After reviewing country conditions and consulting with the appropriate U.S. Government agencies, the Secretary of...

TPS for Sudan Terminates November 2, 2018

Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 195 / Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - "The designation of Sudan for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is set to expire on November 2, 2017. After reviewing country conditions and consulting with the appropriate U.S. Government agencies, the Secretary of Homeland Security...