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DHS Continues Temporary Protected Status and Related Documentation for El Salvador, Haiti, Nicaragua


In compliance with several court orders issued by federal district courts, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is automatically extending the validity of certain temporary protected status (TPS)-related documentation for beneficiaries under the TPS designations for El Salvador, Haiti, Nicaragua, Sudan, Honduras, and Nepal from the current expiration date of December 31, 2022, to June 30, 2024.

DHS explained that beneficiaries under the TPS designations for El Salvador, Nicaragua, Honduras, Nepal, Haiti, and Sudan will retain their TPS while the court orders remain in effect, provided that their TPS is not withdrawn because of individual ineligibility. Such beneficiaries may show their EADs to employers to demonstrate they have employment authorization and may choose also to show employers the official Federal Register notice to explain that their TPS Related Documentation has been automatically extended through June 30, 2024.

They may also apply under the more recent designations of Haiti and Sudan in 2021 and 2022, respectively. If granted TPS, they will retain TPS in accordance with their grants. Other individuals who have been newly granted TPS under the 2021 designation of Haiti and the 2022 designation of Sudan, but who did not have TPS at the time of those designations, are not covered by the notice. Their TPS grants remain valid in accordance with their individual approval notices from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).

If you have any questions about the TPS process, please contact one of our expert attorneys for more information.

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