TPS Designation, EADs Extended for Honduras and Nicaragua

The Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has extended the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Honduras and Nicaragua for an additional 18 months, from Jan. 6, 2015 through July 5, 2016. The extension allows current TPS beneficiaries of Honduras and Nicaragua 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 Honduras and Nicaragua for six months, through July 5, 2015.

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

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