TPS

The Trump administration continues its anti-immigrant agenda by ending TPS for some countries and threatening to remove the designation for more. Most recently, the administration announced it will terminate Nicaraguan TPS, with the last day of TPS to be Jan. 5, 2019. This follows the termination of TPS status for Sudan (last day:Nov. 2, 2018). Honduran TPS has been extended for 6 months.

 

Updates on Temporary Protected Status

  • Sudan:TPS for Sudan received a 12-month termination in Oct. 2017. The last day of TPS for the Sudan will be Nov. 2, 2018.
  • South Sudan:TPS for South Sudan received an 18-month extension in September 2017.
  • Nicaraguareceived a 12-month termination in Nov. 2017. The last day of TPS for Nicaragua will be Jan. 5, 2019.
  • Hondurasreceived a 6-month extension in Nov. 2017.

 

Upcoming TPS decision dates

  • Nov. 23, 2017: Haiti
  • Jan. 8, 2018: El Salvador
  • Jan. 30, 2018: Syria
  • Apr. 25, 2018: Nepal
  • July 5, 2018: Yemen
  • July 19, 2018: Somalia
  • March 3, 2019: South Sudan

 

For up-to-date information about TPS expiration dates, renewal dates, articles, and practice advisories, please visit CLINIC’s great resources at https://cliniclegal.org/tps

About the author

Ruby Powers

The child of a Mexican immigrant, Powers gravitated toward an international life by later marrying a Turkish immigrant. Having lived and studied in Belgium, Mexico, Turkey, Spain, and the United Arab Emirates, Powers speaks Spanish, French, and a hint of Turkish. With a passion for service and justice coupled with cultural understanding and an interest for immigrants, Powers dedicates her law practice to immigration law.

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