TPS for Yemen Extended for 18 Months; Employment Authorization Documents Automatically Extended Through March 2, 2019

Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen announced that the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Yemen has been extended for 18 months, through March 3, 2020. Current beneficiaries who want to maintain their status must re-register between Aug. 14, 2018, and Oct. 15, 2018.

Given the timeframes involved for processing TPS re-registration applications, USCIS has automatically extended the validity of Employment Authorization Documents (EADs) issued under the TPS designation of Yemen through March 2, 2019.

Completing Form I-9

When completing or updating Form I-9 , Employment Eligibility Verification, follow this chart to determine which documents a current TPS beneficiary of Yemen may present, as well as the new expiration date of their automatically extended EADs.

Find more details on the extension of this TPS designation for Yemen page and instructions for completing Form I-9 on the TPS page.

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