TPS for Venezuela Extended for 18 Months; EADs Automatically Extended Through Sept. 9, 2023
Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas extended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Venezuela through March 10, 2024. Current beneficiaries who want to maintain their status must re-register Sept. 8, 2022 through Nov. 7, 2022.
Given the time frames for processing TPS re-registration applications, USCIS has automatically extended the validity of certain Employment Authorization Documents (EADs) issued under the TPS designation for Venezuela through Sept. 9, 2023.
Completing Form I-9
To complete or update Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, for TPS Venezuela beneficiaries who present an EAD with a Category Code of A12 or C19 and a Card Expires date of Sept. 9, 2022, enter Sept. 9, 2023, as the new expiration date of the automatically extended EAD on Form I-9. You must reverify these employees before they start work on Sept. 10, 2023.