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USCIS Publishes Notice of Extension of the Designation of South Sudan for TPS and Announces Opening of Reregistration Period

USCIS published a notice in the Federal Register extending the designation of South Sudan for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months, from May 3, 2019, through November 2, 2020. The re registration period runs from today, April 5, 2019, through June 4, 2019.

The Hill: Immigrants Sue U.S. over End of Protected Status

The Hill reports that a group of immigrants filed a lawsuit Sunday alleging the Trump administration unfairly ended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designations for Honduras and Nepal.

Court Finds Violation of Municipal Ordinance Was “Conviction”

The Eighth Circuit found that the BIA properly denied the petitioner Temporary Protected Status (TPS) because he was convicted of two misdemeanors, adding that it is irrelevant whether state law classifies crimes as “infractions” or “violations,” so long as punishment imposable under state law meets the definition of misdemeanor.

DHS Announces Extension of TPS for Somalia for 18 Months

DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen announced her decision to extend the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Somalia for 18 months. Individuals from Somalia with TPS will be eligible to re-register and extend their status through March 17, 2020. Further details, including information about the re-registration process and employment authorization documents, will appear in a Federal Register notice.

USCIS Announces Re-Registration Period Is Now Open for Hondurans with TPS

USCIS announced that current beneficiaries of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) under Honduras’ designation who want to maintain their status through the termination date of January 5, 2020, must re-register between June 5 and August 6, 2018. Re-registration procedures were published today in the Federal Register.1:03 AM

USCIS Notice on the Termination of the Designation of Nepal for TPS

Today, USCIS published notice in the Federal Register on the termination of Nepal’s designation for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) on June 24, 2019. TPS holders from Nepal who wish to maintain their status and receive an employment authorization document (EAD) valid through June 24, 2019, must re-register for TPS in accordance with the procedures set forth in the notice.1:40 AM

DHS Announces Termination of TPS for Haitians

DHS Acting Secretary Elaine Duke announced her decision to terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haiti with a delayed effective date of 18 months before the designation terminates on July 22, 2019.

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