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TPS Designation, EADs Extended for Honduras and Nicaragua (10/21/14)

The Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has extended the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Honduras and Nicaragua for an additional 18 months, from Jan. 6, 2015 through July 5, 2016. The extension allows current TPS beneficiaries of Honduras and Nicaragua 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 Honduras and Nicaragua for six months, through July 5, 2015.

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

President Extends EADs for Qualified Liberian Nationals (10/3/14)

Liberian nationals covered under Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) have had their employment authorization documents, which expire Sept. 30, 2014, automatically extended to be valid through March 30, 2015. For detailed information, please see the Federal Register notice.

Employees:  Know Your Rights Quiz now on website! (9/30/14)

E-Verify released an online “Employees: Know Your Rights Quiz.”  The interactive quiz has a total of 15 questions (5 questions each on Form I-9, E-Verify and Self-Check).  It offers a fun and easy way to test one’s knowledge about Employee Rights.

Last Reviewed/Updated: 10/21/2014