The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced that it is offering Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Afghanistan citizens currently living in the United States, as of May 20, 2022. This will allow Afghanis currently residing in the U.S. without other legal status to apply for special protection. This will allow them to legally remain in the United States, and also apply for work authorization.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced the registration process to allow citizens of Ukraine and Sudan currently in the United States to register for Temporary Protected Status (TPS). The registration for this process began on April 19, 2022, and applies to anyone from Ukraine that has lived continuously in the U.S. since at least April 11, 2022, as well as anyone from Sudan who has lived in the U.S. since March 1, 2022. People who want to benefit from TPS must file an application, and do not receive its protections automatically.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced it will be granting Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to any Ukrainian citizens who were living inside the United States as of March 1, 2022. This will help to protect Ukrainians who may fear returning to their home country while it is embroiled in warfare against the Russian Federation. However, to benefit from this TPS declaration, Ukrainians living in the US will need to apply for its protections.
The United States Customs and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that it is allowing Burmese and Haitian nationals to apply for Temporary Protected Status (TPS). These nationals, if they meet the specified criteria, will be able to legally reside within the United States so long as they have TPS. However, anyone in the U.S. who hails from Myanmar (the modern name for Burma) or Haiti must apply before the 180 day application window ends, or else miss out on their opportunity. Continue reading “DHS Announces TPS Status for Burmese and Haitian Nationals”
The Secretary of Homeland Security, Alejandro Mayorkas, recently announced that Venezuelans living in the U.S. continuously since March 18, 2021, will be eligible for Temporary Protected Status (TPS). This will enable them to apply for Employment Authorization, and will allow them to remain in the U.S. for eighteen (18) months- until September 2022.
Each applicant must submit the application for TPS on Form I-821 with supporting documents such as: Continue reading “Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Venezuelan Nationals”