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TPS Designation Extended for Sudan (09/02/14)

The Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has extended the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Sudan for an additional 18 months, from Nov. 3, 2014 through May 2, 2016. The extension allows current TPS beneficiaries of Sudan to re-register for TPS in accordance with the Federal Register notice. DHS has also automatically extended the validity of Employment Authorization Documents issued under the TPS designation of Sudan for six months, through May 2, 2015.

Further details on this extension of Sudan for TPS may be found in the Federal Register notice. Additional information on TPS for Sudan is available at www.uscis.gov/tps. Employers verifying or reverifying the employment eligibility of employees who are TPS beneficiaries from Sudan should refer to the Temporary Protected Status page on I-9 Central.

TPS Extended and Redesignated for South Sudan (09/02/14)

The Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has extended and redesignated the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for South Sudan for 18 months from Nov. 3, 2014 through May 2, 2016. The extension allows current TPS beneficiaries of South Sudan to re-register for TPS. DHS has also automatically extended the validity of Employment Authorization Documents issued under the TPS designation of South Sudan for six months, through May 2, 2015.

The redesignation allows individuals who currently do not have TPS to submit an initial application, in accordance with the Federal Register notice.

Further details on the extension and redesignation of South Sudan for TPS may be found in the Federal Register notice. Additional information on TPS for South Sudan is available at www.uscis.gov/tps. Employers verifying or reverifying the employment eligibility of employees who are TPS beneficiaries from South Sudan should refer to the Temporary Protected Status page on I-9 Central.

USCIS Stakeholder Engagement for Workers and Advocates

Join us on Thursday, August 7, 2014, from 1:30-3 p.m. EDT for an employee-focused stakeholder engagement to learn about the following USCIS programs and resources for workers:

  • E-Verify and Form I-9 employee rights, responsibilities and resources,
  • Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA),
  • Unauthorized practice of immigration law, and
  • Multilingual materials and outreach. 


There will also be an opportunity to ask questions. To register, see the USCIS Public Engagement Invitation. Please share this invitation with your colleagues.

AILA Verification and Documentation Liaison Committee meets with the USCIS Verification Division (7/17/2014)

Did you know USCIS Verification Division routinely meets with The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Verification and Documentation Liaison Committee and we post the meeting agenda to the USCIS Outreach website? View the most recent questions and responses.

 

 

  

Last Reviewed/Updated: 09/02/2014