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Federal Register, Sept. 21, 2017 Temporary Protected Status; Terminations: Sudan An unpublished Notice by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services PUBLIC INSPECTION DOCUMENT Editorial Note: An agency letter requesting withdrawal of this document was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

U.S. Chamber Calls for Extension of TPS for El Salvador, Honduras, Haiti

Oct. 26, 2017 letter to DHS Acting Sec. Duke - "The U.S. Chamber of Commerce urges the Department of Homeland Security to extend the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designations for El Salvador, Honduras, and Haiti. These designations have been in place since 2001, 1999, and 2010 respectively...

DHS Action on TPS for Nicaragua, Honduras (Nov. 6, 2017)

DHS, Nov. 6, 2017 - "Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke announced her decision to terminate the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Nicaragua with a delayed effective date of 12 months to allow for an orderly transition before the designation terminates on January 5,...

Expert: Ending TPS Divides Families

Maya Rhodan, Time Magazine, Nov. 7, 2017 - "The Trump Administration is moving to end a program that allowed some Nicaraguan citizens who fled after a natural disaster to stay in the U.S., as part of an overall stricter approach to immigration. The decision to end temporary protected status for...

DHS to Axe TPS for Haiti

DHS, Nov. 20, 2017 - "Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke announced her decision to terminate the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Haiti with a delayed effective date of 18 months to allow for an orderly transition before the designation terminates on July 22, 2019...

Business Community Opposes Trump on TPS Terminations

Yuki Noguchi, NPR, Dec. 6, 2017 - "The Trump administration has been eliminating some protections that allow more than 300,000 people to live and work in the U.S. under what is known as Temporary Protected Status. Many could face deportation when their status expires. An estimated 50,000 of them...

TPS for Honduras Extended, Terminated for Nicaragua

Extension of the Designation of Honduras for Temporary Protected Status - "[T]he TPS designation of Honduras is automatically extended for 6 months, from January 6, 2018 through July 5, 2018." Termination of the Designation of Nicaragua for Temporary Protected Status - "The designation...

Re-Registration Period Now Open for Hondurans, Nicaraguans with Temporary Protected Status

USCIS, Dec. 15, 2017, Honduras - "Current beneficiaries of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) under Honduras’ designation who want to maintain that status through the current expiration date of July 5, 2018, must re-register between Dec. 15, 2017 and Feb. 13, 2018. Re-registration procedures...

TPS for El Salvador Should Be Extended: Report

Rathod, Jayesh and Stinchcomb, Dennis and Garcia, Victoria and Pillado, LaSarah and De Luna, María and Castañeda, Ricardo and Menkos, Jonathan and Urbina, Juan, Dec. 2017 - "In March 2001, the U.S. government announced the designation of El Salvador for Temporary Protected Status ...

Expert: Ending TPS "Dividing Families"

Maya Rhodan, Time, Jan. 8, 2018 - "Temporary Protected Status is technically a temporary program, as the name suggests, but every 18 months since 2001 presidential administrations have renewed the status for the thousands of Salvadoran migrants who’d come to call the U.S. home. Cornell Law...

Advance Copies of TPS Terminations for El Salvador, Haiti

El Salvador - "The designation of El Salvador for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is set to expire on March 9, 2018. After reviewing country conditions and consulting with appropriate U.S. Government agencies, the Secretary of Homeland Security has determined that conditions in El Salvador no longer...

What Comes Next: Potential Relief Options After the Termination of TPS

David Isaacson, Jan. 17, 2018 - "With the recent announcement that the Trump Administration will terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for more than 200,000 citizens of El Salvador effective September 2019 after previously terminating TPS for Haiti, Nicaragua, and Sudan , it seems appropriate...

Termination of TPS for Haiti, El Salvador: Official Federal Register Notices (Jan. 18, 2018)

Termination of the Designation of Haiti for Temporary Protected Status - "The designation of Haiti for TPS is terminated effective at 11:59 p.m., local time, on July 22, 2019. The 60-day re-registration period runs from January 18, 2018 through March 19, 2018." Termination of the Designation...

Cyrus D. Mehta: Potential Adjustment of Status Options After the Termination of TPS

Cyrus D. Mehta, Jan. 22, 2018 - "As President Trump restricts immigration, it is incumbent upon immigration lawyers to assist their clients with creative solutions available under law. The most recent example of Trump’s attack on immigration is the cancellation of Temporary Protected Status...

Expert: DHS Decision on TPS Renewal for Syrians Could Be Signal

Yeganeh Torbati, Reuters, Jan. 25, 2018 - "TPS for Syrians will expire at the end of March unless the Department of Homeland Security decides to extend it. The decision, due by Jan. 30, will affect some 6,000 Syrians. If their status is withdrawn, they could lose the ability to work in the United...

DHS Extends TPS for Syria for 18 Months

DHS, Jan. 31, 2018 - "The Secretary of Homeland Security announced her determination that an extension of the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Syria was warranted pursuant to the Immigration and Nationality Act. After carefully reviewing conditions in Syria with interagency partners...

Class Action Filed Against Feds Over Adjustment of Status Via TPS - Moreno v. Nielson

AIC, Feb. 22, 2018 - "Today, the American Immigration Council, the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, and several Temporary Protected Status holders filed a class action lawsuit against officials at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and U.S. Department of Homeland Security ...

Lawsuit Challenges Termination of TPS for Haitians: Saget v. Trump

NIPNLG, Mar. 15, 2018 - "A new suit filed this morning in the Eastern District of New York alleges violations of law and the Constitution by Trump administration officials seeking to operationalize the President’s racial animus toward Haitians, in spite of mandatory statutory criteria and...

Documents Show DHS Confirmed Real Dangers of Returning Haitians in US, Cancelled TPS Despite Conditions - NIPNLG FOIA

NIPNLG, Apr. 17, 2018 - " Documents released today as a result of Freedom of Information Act litigation present new evidence in the multiple lawsuits accusing the Trump administration of racial animus and violation of required procedures in its cancellation of temporary protected status for Haitians...

TPS for Nepal Will Terminate June 24, 2019 - DHS

DHS, Apr. 26, 2018 - "The Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen has determined that termination of the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Nepal was required pursuant to the statute. To allow for an orderly transition, she has determined to delay the termination for 12...

Trump, Nielsen Give Hondurans the Boot - TPS to End Jan. 5, 2020

DHS, May 4, 2018 - "The Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen has determined that termination of the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Honduras is required pursuant to the Immigration and Nationality Act. To allow for an orderly transition, she has determined to delay...

TPS for Honduras Will Terminate on Jan. 5, 2020

Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 108 / Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - "The designation of Honduras for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is set to expire on July 5, 2018. After reviewing country conditions and consulting with appropriate U.S. Government agencies, the Secretary of Homeland Security has determined...