Backgrounder on Temporary Protected Status for Yemen

Last Updated

January 2, 2020

The current 18-month grant of Temporary Protected Status, or TPS, for approximately 1,250 Yemeni TPS holders will expire on March 3, 2020, unless extended by the secretary of Homeland Security. By statute, the DHS secretary must decide whether to extend and/or redesignate or terminate TPS for Yemen by Jan. 3, 2020.