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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has automatically extended the validity of certain Employment Authorization Documents (EADs) issued under TPS for Syria with a Category Code of A12 or C19 through March 28, 2022.
SAVE is publishing this announcement to supplement its August 2021 announcement regarding Afghan special immigrant (SI) lawful permanent residents (LPRs) and parolees. While some Afghans will continue to be admitted as SI LPRs or provided SI parole, DHS recently started admitting a third category: SI conditional permanent residents (CPRs). In addition, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is allowing certain Afghans to enter the United States in a fourth category: non-SI parolee. 
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today published a Federal Register notice extending the validity of Temporary Protected Status (TPS)-related documentation for beneficiaries under the TPS designations for El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, Nepal, Nicaragua and Su
On July 30, 2021, the President announced that the first flight of Operation Allies Refuge had arrived in the United States, carrying Afghans who are eligible for Special Immigrant Visas (SIV), including family members. These individuals and future arrivals that are part of this operation will have a special immigrant Lawful Permanent Resident (LPR) status or special immigrant parole that meets the special immigrant requirement for certain government benefits.
USCIS is complying with the July 16th order from the U.S. District Court in Texas. The order does not affect DACA for individuals who have an existing DACA grant. SAVE will continue to verify DACA recipients, including the DACA extension that SAVE announced earlier this year.
Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas designated Haiti for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months, effective August 3, 2021, through February 3, 2023. Haitian nationals and individuals having no nationality who last habitually resided in Haiti may submit an initial registration application under the TPS designation for Haiti during the 18-month registration period that begins August 3, 2021 and ends on February 3, 2023. TPS applicants may also apply for an Employment Authorization Document (EAD).
Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas extended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Somalia and redesignated Somalia for TPS for 18 months, from Sept. 18, 2021, through March 17, 2023. Current beneficiaries who want to maintain their status must re-register July 22, 2021 through September 20, 2021. Somali nationals and individuals having no nationality who last habitually resided in Somalia may submit an initial registration application under the redesignation of Somalia for TPS and apply for an EAD between July 22, 2021 and March 17, 2023.
On February 8, 2021, SAVE announced that USCIS will dispose of SAVE records that are more than 10 years old, which are those dated on or before Dec. 31, 2010. The date for SAVE users to download case information from the Historic Records Report if they want to retain information about these SAVE cases has been extended. SAVE user agencies now have until June 4, 2021 to download the report.
SAVE intends to discontinue an information collection initiative launched in September 2020 following a May 23, 2019 presidential memorandum. Feb. 2, 2021, President Biden issued Executive Order 14012, Restoring Faith in Our Legal Immigration Systems and Strengthening Integration and Inclusion Efforts for New Americans, revoking the May 23, 2019 memo. SAVE is providing affected user agencies notice that it intends to discontinue its information collection entitled “Sponsor Deeming and Agency Reimbursement” effective June 18, 2021.
SAVE is making case management easier through case search enhancements.

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