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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
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.
September 02, 2014 DHS Announces 18-Month Extension of Temporary Protected Status for Sudan
Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson will extend Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for eligible nationals of Sudan for an additional 18 months, effective Nov. 3, 2014, through May 2, 2016.
September 02, 2014 DHS Announces 18-Month Re-designation and 18-Month Extension of Temporary Protected Status for South Sudan
Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson will re-designate South Sudan for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and extend the existing TPS designation for the country from Nov. 3, 2014, through May 2, 2016.
May 02, 2014 Temporary Protected Status Re-registration Period Extended for Haitian Nationals
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is extending the re-registration period for Haitian nationals who have already been granted Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and seek to maintain that status for an additional 18 months. USCIS will now accept re-registration applications through July 22, 2014,
March 03, 2014 Temporary Protected Status Extended for Haitians
Current Haitian beneficiaries seeking to extend their TPS status must re-register during a 60-day period that runs from March 3, 2014, through May 2, 2014.
November 06, 2013 Temporary Protected Status Extended for Somalis
Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Rand Beers has extended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for eligible nationals of Somalia for an additional 18 months, effective March 18, 2014, through Sept. 17, 2015.
June 17, 2013 DHS Announces Re-designation and 18-Month Extension of Temporary Protected Status for Syria
Registration and Re-registration Periods Open June 17, 2013

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