The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the extension of Venezuela’s 2021 Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for 18 months and a separate redesignation of Venezuela for TPS for 18 months. DHS has posted a Federal Register notice for public inspection. The Federal Register notice will be published on Oct. 3, 2023. If You Currently Have TPS or Have … Read moreExtension and Redesignation of Venezuela for Temporary Protected Status (TPS)
On September 22, 2023, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas announced the extension and redesignation of Venezuela for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months, due to extraordinary and temporary conditions in Venezuela that prevent individuals from safely returning. This will allow as many as 472,000 migrants from Venezuela to live and work legally … Read moreExtension and Redesignation of Venezuela for Temporary Protected Status
Congress created TPS as part of the Immigration Act of 1990. The law, found at 8 U.S.C. § 1254a, allows the Secretary, after consultation with appropriate agencies of the Government, to designate a country (or part of a country) for TPS due to ongoing armed conflict, environmental disaster, or other extraordinary and temporary conditions.
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 … Read moreTemporary Protected Status Extension and Redesignation for Ukraine & El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, Nepal, Nicaragua and Sudan