DHS EXTENDS TPS RE-REGISTRATION PERIODS FOR EL SALVADOR, HAITI, HONDURAS, NEPAL, NICARAGUA AND SUDAN
On September 8, 2023, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that it 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 extended dates vary by country. The 18-month re-registration period under the designation of:
El Salvador now runs through March 9, 2025;
Haiti now runs through August 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.
According to the. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the updated re-registrations periods 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.
TPS beneficiaries under the El Salvador designation may continue to re-register after the September 10, 2023, expiration date noted in the June 21, 2023, Federal Register notice.
TPS beneficiaries under the Haiti designation may continue to re-register after the March 27, 2023, expiration date noted in the January 26, 2023, Federal Register notice.
TPS beneficiaries under the Sudan designation may continue to re-register after the October 20, 2023, expiration date noted in the August 21, 2023, Federal Register notice.
Note that this announcement does not change any previously announced extensions of the TPS designations for these six countries, and it does not change the eligibility requirements. It extends the period when existing beneficiaries may re-register for their benefits. View USCIS Alert, here. Source