Temporary Protected Status Extension and Redesignation for Ukraine & El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, Nepal, Nicaragua and Sudan

Temporary Protected Status Extension and Redesignation for Ukraine

On Aug. 18, 2023, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas announced the extension and redesignation of Ukraine for TPS for 18 months. The extension of TPS for Ukraine allows current beneficiaries to retain TPS through April 19, 2025, if they meet eligibility requirements. Existing beneficiaries of TPS for Ukraine seeking to avoid gaps in their employment authorization documentation may re-register during the 60-day re-registration period which runs from Aug. 21, 2023, through Oct. 20, 2023. The redesignation allows Ukrainian nationals (and individuals having no nationality who last habitually resided in Ukraine) who have continuously resided in the United States since Aug. 16, 2023, and have been continuously physically present in the United States since Oct. 20, 2023, to file initial applications for TPS, if they are otherwise eligible.

USCIS his conducting a public engagement on Temporary Protected Status Extension and Redesignation for Ukraine on Tuesday, October, 3rd at 2-3pm EST. You can find more information about the engagement here.

Read the announcement.

DHS Extends TPS Re-registration Periods for El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, Nepal, Nicaragua and Sudan to 18 Months

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is extending from 60 days to 18 months the periods to re-register for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) under the designations of El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, Nepal, Nicaragua and Sudan. 

The 18-month re-registration period under the designation of: 

  • El Salvador now runs through March 9, 2025; 
  • Haiti now runs through Aug. 3, 2024; 
  • Honduras now runs through July 5, 2025; 
  • Nepal now runs through June 24, 2025;  
  • Nicaragua now runs through July 5, 2025; and 
  • Sudan now runs through April 19, 2025. 

This re-registration extension will allow TPS beneficiaries to submit Form I-821, Application for Temporary Protected Status, and Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization, at any time during the 18-month extensions of the TPS designations of these six countries. 

For more information regarding Sudan’s TPS extension and redesignation, please refer to 88 FR 56864, dated Aug. 21, 2023. See the announcement on the USCIS website.

For up-to-date information, please check the TPS webpage or call the USCIS TPS Hotline at 202-272-1533. (Please note that this is not a toll-free number.)

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