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USCIS published a 30-day Federal Register noticed to invite public comments on a proposal to ask agencies that adjudicate federal means-tested public benefits to share how they use the information they receive from SAVE in the sponsor deeming and agency reimbursement processes.
On March 30, 2020, President Donald Trump issued a memorandum directing Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acting Secretary Chad Wolf to extend the deferred eforced departure (DED) wind-down period for eligible Liberians through Jan. 10, 2021.
In an effort to prevent a lapse in employment authorizations for certain Liberians in the United States, on March 30, 2020, President Donald Trump issued a memorandum directing Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acting Secretary Chad Wolf to extend the deferred enforced departure (DED) wind-down period for eligible Liberians through Jan. 10, 2021.
The Department of Homeland Security has extended the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Somalia for 18 months from March 18, 2020, through Sept. 17, 2021. The extension allows currently eligible TPS beneficiaries to retain TPS through Sept. 17, 2021, so long as they otherwise continue to meet the individual eligibility requirements for TPS. The 60-day re-registration period runs from March 11, 2020 through May 11, 2020.
The Department of Homeland Security has extended the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Yemen for 18 months from March 4, 2020, through Sept. 3, 2021. The extension allows currently eligible TPS beneficiaries to retain TPS through Sept. 3, 2021, so long as they otherwise continue to meet the individual eligibility requirements for TPS. The 60-day re-registration period runs from March 2, 2020 through May 1, 2020.
The Department of Homeland Security has automatically extended the validity of certain Employment Authorization Documents (EADs); Forms I-797, Notice of Action (Approval Notice); and Forms I-94, Arrival/Departure Record for eligible Temporary Protected Status (TPS) beneficiaries under the designations for El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, Nepal, Nicaragua and Sudan through Jan. 4, 2021.
On Jan. 2, 2020, USCIS will dispose of SAVE records that are more than 10 years old, which are those dated on or before Dec. 31, 2009. SAVE users have until Dec. 31, 2019, to download case information from the Historic Records Report if they want to retain information about these SAVE cases.
The Department of Homeland Security has extended the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Syria for 18 months from October 1, 2019 through March 31, 2021. The extension allows currently eligible TPS beneficiaries to retain TPS through March 31, 2021, so long as they otherwise continue to meet the eligibility requirements for TPS. The 60-day re-registration period runs from September 23, 2019 through November 22, 2019.
Employment authorization documents (EADs) with a category code of “A-12” or “C-19” and a Card Expires date as indicated in the chart, remain valid through Jan. 2, 2020.
For purposes of assessing compliance with the REAL ID Act, please note that there is no definite end to the period of authorized stay for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) beneficiaries who present a Form I-766, Employment Authorization Document (EAD) that contains a Category Code of A-12 or C-19 and a “Card Expires” date from the list below.

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