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  • Extension and Redesignation of Somalia for TPS

    On 1/12/2023, DHS announced an extension and redesignation of Somalia for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months ( from March 18, 2023, through Sept. 17, 2024 ). Eligibility Individuals who were already residing in the United States as of Jan. 11, 2023, will be eligible for TPS under Somalia’s redesignation if they also meet all other eligibility requirements. Somalis entering the United ...
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  • Temporary Protected Status for Yemen Redesignated and Extended

    Redesignation Allows Additional Eligible Yemeni Nationals to Apply for TPS and Employment Authorization Documents. On 12/30/22, DHS announced an extension and redesignation of Yemen for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months (from March 4, 2023, through Sept. 3, 2024) due to ongoing armed conflict and extraordinary and temporary conditions that prevent Yemeni nationals from safely ...
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  • DHS Announces Registration Process for Temporary Protected Status for Ethiopia

    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. Eligibility: 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 ...
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  • When Do TPS Designations Expire?

    Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is a humanitarian program that provides protection and work authorization to eligible individuals who are unable to safely return to their home country due to armed conflict, natural disaster, or other extraordinary conditions. Individuals with TPS can live and work in the United States for the duration of the TPS designation. Unfortunately, TPS does expire. Do TPS ...
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  • Which Countries Are Protected Under Temporary Protected Status?

    Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is a temporary immigration status that allows individuals from certain countries to remain in the United States. In order for an individual to qualify for TPS, the Secretary of Homeland Security must designate their foreign country for TPS. The Secretary of Homeland Security designates countries for TPS due to conditions in the country that make it unsafe for their ...
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