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On August 3, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas announced the extensions of the registration periods from 180 days to 18 months for initial (new) applicants under the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designations for Venezuela, Syria, and Burma.
The 18-month registration period for initial applications under the TPS designation for Venezuela now runs through Sept. 9, 2022.
For additional information, please see the Federal Register notice.
TPS Designated Through: Sept. 9, 2022
Registration Period March 9, 2021 – Sept. 9, 2022
Continuous Residence in U.S. Since: March 8, 2021
Continuous Physical Presence in U.S. Since: March 9, 2021
TPS Designation Date: March 9, 2021
On May 22, 2021, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas announced a new Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Haiti for 18 months. A Federal Register Notice (FRN) includes specific duration dates for the designation and instructions for applying for TPS.
For additional information, please see the news release.
On Sept. 10, 2021, DHS published a Federal Register notice (FRN) announcing that beneficiaries under the TPS designations for El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, Nepal, Nicaragua and Sudan will retain their TPS while the preliminary injunction in Ramos remains in effect, provided their TPS is not withdrawn because of individual ineligibility. In compliance with the injunction, DHS has automatically extended the validity of Employment Authorization Documents (EADs) and other TPS-related documentation for TPS beneficiaries affected by the injunction through Dec. 31, 2022. If necessary, DHS will continue to issue appropriate future notices to continue its compliance with court orders.
TPS Continues Through:
February 3, 2023, for those who were granted TPS under the new designation for Haiti announced in the Aug. 3, 2021, FRN (86 FR 41863).
Registration Period :Aug. 3, 2021, through Feb. 3, 2023, for those applying for TPS under the designation announced in the Aug. 3, 2021, FRN (86 FR 41863).
Employment Authorization Document (EAD) Auto-Extended Through: Dec. 31, 2022, for current beneficiaries under the 2011 TPS designation for Haiti whose documents have been automatically extended by the Sept. 10, 2021, FRN.
Beneficiaries who are granted TPS under the May 22, 2021, designation and request a new EAD will receive an EAD valid through Feb. 3, 2023.
Continuous Residence Date in U.S. Since: July 29, 2021
Continuous Physical Presence in U.S. Since: Aug. 3, 2021
TPS Designation Date: Aug. 3, 2021