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DHS Announces Temporary Protected Status Designations for Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone

November 20, 2014  Due to the outbreak of Ebola virus disease in West Africa, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson has announced his decision to designate Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone for Temporary Protected ...
November 20, 2014 DHS Announces Temporary Protected Status Designations for Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone
Due to the outbreak of Ebola virus disease in West Africa, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson has announced his decision to designate Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months. As a result, eligible nationals of Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone who are currently residing in the United States may apply for TPS with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
November 20, 2014 DHS annonce l’octroi d’un statut de protection temporaire au Libéria, à la Guinée et à la Sierra Leone
En raison de l’épidémie due au virus Ebola en Afrique de l’Ouest, le secrétaire à la sécurité intérieure, Jeh Johnson, a annoncé sa décision d’octroyer au Libéria, à la Guinée et à la Sierra Leone le statut de protection temporaire (Temporary Protected Status, ou TPS) pour une durée de 18 mois. Par conséquent, les ressortissants qualifiés du Libéria, de la Guinée et de la Sierra Leone résidant à l’heure actuelle aux États-Unis peuvent faire la demande du TPS auprès des Services américains de citoyenneté et d’immigration (USCIS).
November 07, 2014 USCIS to Honor Veterans During Naturalization Ceremonies
USCIS will highlight service members, military spouses and veterans taking the Oath of Allegiance to become U.S. citizens at naturalization ceremonies in honor of Veterans Day. In all, USCIS will welcome more than 3,000 new citizens at nearly 40 naturalization ceremonies taking place across the country Nov. 7-14.
October 17, 2014 DHS s’apprête à mettre en œuvre un Programme d’exceptions pour le regroupement des familles haïtiennes
Dès le début de l’année 2015, le Ministère de la Sécurité intérieure (Department of Homeland Security ou DHS) mettra en œuvre un Programme d’exceptions pour le regroupement des familles haïtiennes (HFRP) afin de procurer l’opportunité d’une migration d’Haïti qui soit sûre, légale et dans l’ordre pour certains membres éligibles de la famille de citoyens américains et de résident permanent qui sont légales aux États-Unis.
October 17, 2014 DHS pral entrodwi Pwogram Reyinifikasyon Familyal an Libète Siveye
Apati kòmansman ane 2015, Depatman Sekirite Teritwa Etazini [Department of Homeland Security (DHS)] pral kòmanse egzekite yon Pwogram Libète sou Kondisyon pou Reyinifikasyon Fanmi Ayisyen [Haitian Family Reunification Parole (HFRP)] pou fasilite reyinifikasyon pou sèten manm fanmi ayisyen sitwayen ameriken ak moun ki gen grinkat Etazini epitou pou ankouraje migrasyon san pwoblèm, legal ak annòd ant Ayiti ak Etazini.
October 17, 2014 DHS To Implement Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program
Starting in early 2015, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will begin implementation of a Haitian Family Reunification Parole (HFRP) Program to expedite family reunification for certain eligible Haitian family members of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents of the U.S. and to promote safe, legal and orderly migration from Haiti to the United States.
October 16, 2014 Temporary Protected Status Extended for Nicaragua
Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson will extend Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for eligible nationals of Nicaragua for an additional 18 months, effective Jan. 6, 2015, through July 5, 2016.
October 16, 2014 Temporary Protected Status Extended for Honduras
Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson has extended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for eligible nationals of Honduras for an additional 18 months, effective Jan. 6, 2015, through July 5, 2016.
October 06, 2014 New E-Verify Service Combats Fraud, Protects Identity, Educates Workers
USCIS Director León Rodríguez announced the launch of myE-Verify—a new website designed for employees. myE-Verify is a one-stop shop for employees to create and maintain secure personal accounts and access new features for identity protection.
September 29, 2014 Fiscal Year 2015 Limit Set for CNMI-Only Transitional Workers
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will allow up to 13,999 nonimmigrants for fiscal year (FY) 2015 for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI)-Only Transitional Worker (CW-1) program.

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