Temporary Protected Status

Today, January 8, 2018, the Secretary of Homeland Security, Kirstjen M. Nielsen, announced her determination that termination of the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for El Salvador was required pursuant to the Immigration and Nationality Act.  To allow for an orderly transition, she has determined to delay the termination for 18 months, which means the

On November 18, 2016, US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a final rule to “improve aspects of certain employment-based nonimmigrant and immigrant visa programs.” This final rule also “amended regulations to better enable U.S. employers to hire and retain certain foreign workers who are beneficiaries of approved employment-based immigrant visa petitions and are waiting

On Friday, June 14, 2013, the US Citizenship and Immigration Services issued a Notice for publication in the Federal Register announcing the extension and redesignation of Syria for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for an 18-month period from October 1, 2013, through March 31, 2015.  The notice is expected to appear in the Federal Register on