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18-Month Extension of Honduras and Nicaragua for Temporary Protected Status

Release Date: November 03, 2011

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano announced the extension of the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designations for Honduras and Nicaragua for 18 months each - through July 5, 2013. See the two links to the right under "Related Links" for more specific information for each country.

On November 4, 2011, USCIS published Federal Register notices (Honduras, Nicaragua) that provide additional guidance on:

  • Re-registration eligibility requirements
  • Fees and procedures
  • When to file applications

Please continue to visit www.uscis.gov/tps for the latest information about filing for TPS and to learn more about the TPS application process.

Last Reviewed/Updated: 11/04/2011