ALERT: USCIS will extend, through Oct. 4, 2021, Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and the validity of certain TPS-related documentation (Form I-766, Employment Authorization Documents (EADs); Forms I-797, Notice of Action; and Forms I-94, Arrival/Departure Record) for beneficiaries under the TPS designations for El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, Nepal, Nicaragua and Sudan, provided that the affected beneficiaries remain individually eligible for TPS. Beneficiaries under these TPS designations may also apply for new EADs, if they wish, according to the procedures set forth in the Dec. 9, 2020, Federal Register notice (FRN).
For additional information, please see the Dec. 9, 2020, FRN, specific TPS country pages on the USCIS website, the Update on Ramos v. Nielsen webpage, and the Update on Bhattarai v. Nielsen webpage.
Department of Homeland Security provides up-to-date information on decisions regarding Temporary Protected Status (TPS). Please check their website for more details: https://www.uscis.gov/humanitarian/temporary-protected-status.
TPS Continued Through: As long as preliminary injunction ordered by court in Ramos, et al v. Nielsen, et al., No. 18-cv-01554 (N.D. Cal. Oct. 3, 2018) remains in effect. Re-registration period for People Who Already Have TPS:
Current beneficiaries under the TPS designation for El Salvador do not need to re-register to maintain TPS, provided that they properly re-registered for TPS during the following registration periods for El Salvador.
Jan. 18, 2018, through March 19, 2018
July 8, 2016, through Sept. 6, 2016
Employment Authorization Document (EAD) Auto-Extended Through: Jan. 4, 2021 Continuous Residence in U.S. Since: Feb. 13, 2001 Continuous Physical Presence in U.S. Since: March 9, 2001 TPS Designation Date: March 9, 2001 Federal Register Notice Citation:
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