USCIS extends TPS Designation for Yemen

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson has extended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for eligible nationals of Yemen (and those without nationality who last habitually resided in Yemen) for an additional 18 months, from Mar. 4, 2017, through Sept. 3, 2018. He also automatically extended current TPS Yemen Employment Authorization Documents (EADs) with a Mar. 3, 2017, expiration date for 6 months. These existing EADs are now valid through Sept. 3, 2017.

Read more on this extension of TPS for Yemen in the Federal Register or on uscis.gov/tps. Employers verifying or reverifying the employment eligibility of employees who are TPS beneficiaries from Yemen should refer to the Temporary Protected Status page on I-9 Central.

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