Continuation of Documentation for TPS Beneficiaries for Six Countries; Documents Auto-Extended Through Jan. 4, 2021
DHS today announced a Federal Register notice extending the validity of TPS-related documentation for beneficiaries under the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designations for El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, Nepal, Nicaragua and Sudan through Jan. 4, 2021. The notice automatically extends the validity of Employment Authorization Documents (EADs); Forms I-797, Notice of Action; and Forms I-94, Arrival/Departure Record.
DHS is extending the TPS documentation in compliance with the preliminary injunctions of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California in Ramos, et al. v. Nielsen, et. al. and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York in Saget, et. al., v. Trump, et. al., and with the order of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California to stay proceedings in Bhattarai v. Nielsen.
Completing Form I-9
When completing or updating Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, follow the chart below to determine which documents a current TPS beneficiary from these countries may present, as well as the new expiration date of their automatically extended EADs:
|If the employee’s EAD has category code of A-12 or C-19 and a Card Expires date of:||Enter the new expiration date of the employee’s automatically extended EAD on Form I-9:||You must reverify the employee before they start work on:|