On 12/9/22, DHS announced that the TPS registration process for Ethiopia will begin on December 12, 2022. All individuals who want to request TPS under the designation of Ethiopia must file an application.
- Must demonstrate continuous residence in the U.S. since October 20, 2022, and continuous physical presence in the U.S. since the designation date, December 12, 2022. ** Individuals arriving in the United States after Oct. 20, 2022, are not eligible for TPS under this designation and may be subject to removal if they have no other authorization to be in the United States.
- Must submit Form I-821, Application for Temporary Protected Status, during the 18-month initial registration period that runs from December 12, 2022, through June 12, 2024. including supporting documents.
- When filing a TPS application, applicants can concurrently file Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization, with their Form I-821.
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