TPS Designation, EADs Extended for El Salvador

The Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has extended the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for El Salvador for an additional 18 months, from September 10, 2016 through March 9, 2018. The extension allows current TPS beneficiaries of El Salvador to re-register for TPS in accordance with the Federal Register notice. DHS has also automatically extended the validity of Employment Authorization Documents issued under the TPS designation of El Salvador for six months, through March 9, 2017.

Further details on this extension of TPS for El Salvador may be found in the Federal Register. Additional information on TPS for El Salvador is available at www.uscis.gov/tps. Employers verifying or reverifying the employment eligibility of employees who are TPS beneficiaries from El Salvador should refer to the Temporary Protected Status page on I-9 Central.

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