FAQs on late re-registration for TPS. Timely re-registration is required for a recipient to maintain TPS benefits, regardless of whether TPS was initially granted by USCIS by an Immigration Judge or the Board of Immigration Appeals. USCIS has the discretion to accept and approve a late re-registration application when the applicant has “good cause” for filing after the end of the relevant re-registration period.
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This resource summarizes the ruling in State of Texas, et al., v. The United States of America, et al., and clarifies what the decision and permanent injunction mean for current and past DACA recipients as well as those eligible for DACA who had not yet filed initial applications, or had a pending initial application, as of July 16, 2021.
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On June 21, 2023, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced through the Federal Register the rescission of the termination of the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for El Salvador, Honduras, Nepal, and Nicaragua. The notices extend the TPS designation of all four countries for a further 18 months.
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- Posted on September 22, 2023
SILVER SPRING, Maryland — Yesterday, the Biden administration announced an 18-month extension and redesignation of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Afghanistan. This will give approximately 70,000 Afghans residing in the United States the freedom to live and work legally in the United States through May 20, 2025, and also allow those who entered the country more recently to receive vital protection.
- Posted on September 21, 2023
SILVER SPRING, Maryland – On Wednesday, the Biden administration announced an 18-month extension and redesignation of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Venezuela for those who entered the country prior to July 31, 2023. This announcement will provide temporary protection from deportation and work authorization for an additional 472,000 Venezuelans, and extended protection for about 242,700 existing beneficiaries.
- Posted on September 14, 2023
SILVER SPRING, Maryland – Yesterday, Judge Andrew Hanen of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas ruled that the Biden administration’s 2022 Final Rule codifying the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was unlawful. While Judge Hanen did not order the termination of the program or its benefits at this time, the ruling puts the program in jeopardy long-term and threatens the safety and security of approximately half a million U.S.