DHS continues Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and Employment Authorization Documents (EAD) for certain Beneficiaries of TPS.
On November 10, 2022, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that is continuing Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and Employment Authorization Documents (EAD) for certain Beneficiaries of TPS.
This extension applies to TPS Beneficiaries under the designations for:
- El Salvador
- 2011 Designation of Haiti
- This extension does not apply to Beneficiaries under the 2021 designation of Haiti
- 20123 Designation Sudan
- This extension does not apply to Beneficiaries under the 2013 designation of Sudan
These Beneficiaries will retain their TPS provided they continue to meet all the individual requirements for TPS eligibility. The automatic extension of TPS documentation includes specified EADs through June 30, 2024.
- Beneficiaries do not need to pay a fee or file any application to maintain their TPS and have their EADs automatically extended.
- Beneficiaries who want a new EAD with the new expiration date of June 30, 2024, displayed on the EAD must file Form I-765 along with the filing fee or fee waiver.
For more information please visit: https://www.uscis.gov/newsroom/alerts/dhs-continues-temporary-protected-status-and-related-documentation-for-certain-beneficiaries-of-tps
If you are interested in applying for TPS or re-registering for TPS, get started by consulting with an experienced immigration attorney.
By: Felipe Jimenez
Felipe Jimenez is an Associate Attorney at Reddy & Neumann, P.C.. He works in the H-1B Department where he assists clients through all phases of the non-immigrant visa process.
Reddy & Neumann has been serving the business community for over 20 years and is Houston’s largest immigration law firm focused solely on US. Employment-based immigration. We work with both employers and their employees, helping them navigate the immigration process quickly and cost-effectively.