Temporary Protected Status (TPS) Resources

Updates on Temporary Protected Status

Department of Homeland Security provides up-to-date information on decisions regarding Temporary Protected Status (TPS). Please click the following link to see more info: https://www.uscis.gov/humanitarian/temporary-protected-status


Information below is courtesy of Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. Retrieved from https://cliniclegal.org/tps

Sudan: TPS for Sudan has been automatically extended through Jan. 2, 2020 through the Ramos v. Nielsen lawsuit.

Nicaragua: TPS for Nicaragua has been automatically extended through Jan. 2, 2020 through the Ramos v. Nielsen lawsuit.

Liberia DED: Liberia DED received a 12-month termination in March 2018 . The last day of DED for Liberia will be March 31, 2019.

Nepal: Nepal received a 12-month termination in April 2018 . The last day of TPS for Nepal will be June 24, 2019.

Haiti: TPS for Haiti has been automatically extended through Jan. 2, 2020 through the Ramos v. Nielsen lawsuit.

El Salvador: TPS for El Salvador has been automatically extended through Jan. 2, 2020 through the Ramos v. Nielsen lawsuit.

Honduras: Honduras received an 18-month termination in May 2018 . The last day of TPS for Honduras will be Jan. 5, 2020.

South Sudan: TPS for South Sudan received an 18-month extension on March 3, 2019. The next decision date for TPS for South Sudan will be September 3, 2020.

Syria: Syria received an 18-month extension in January 2018 . The next decision date for TPS for Syria will be Aug. 1, 2019.

Yemen: Yemen received an 18-month extension in July 2018 . The next decision date for TPS for Yemen will be Jan. 3, 2020.

Somalia: Somalia received an 18-month extension in July 2018 . The next decision date for TPS for Somalia will be Jan. 17, 2020.

Upcoming TPS decision dates:

August 1, 2019: Syria

Jan. 3, 2020: Yemen

Jan. 17, 2020: Somalia

Quick facts about what the recent TPS terminations mean for those who hold this immigration status.

This quick guide will assist TPS holders in understanding DHS decisions on TPS, including terminations and indecisions. The guide also offers seven steps TPS holders can take to prepare and provides helpful links to resources.

This resource contains a collection of TPS holder stories and illustrates the human impact of terminating TPS.

Use this flowchart as a quick guide to understand recent TPS decisions on Latin American and Caribbean countries. Available in English, Spanish and Haitian Creole.

Are your TPS clients eligible for permanent relief through family-based immigration? Over the coming months DHS will continue to review TPS designations for several countries. In this webinar we will explore options to help TPS recipients who are immediate relatives adjust status. We will review adjustment of status under INA sections 245(a) and 245(i) and adjustment for TPS holders residing in the 6th and 9th Circuits.

Immigration Consultation

The Irish International Immigrant Center holds legal clinics for immigration assistance at different locations around Boston including Downtown Boston, Brighton, South Boston, Dorchester. Please see below or click here for more information.

LegalClinics2019-English-Updated-1.pdf

Massachusetts Foreign Missions & Consulate Contacts

Mexico

Mexican Consulate in Boston

55 Franklin Street

Ground Floor

Boston, MA 02110

(617) 426-4181

consulmex.sre.gob.mx/boston

El Salvador

Salvadoran Consulate in Boston

46 Bennington Street

Boston, MA 02128

(617) 567-8338; (617) 567-2864

consuladoboston.rree.gob.sv

Honduras

Honduran Embassy in Washington D.C.

3007 Tilden Street NW

Suite 4-M

Washington, D.C. 20008

(202) 966-7702; (202) 966-2604

www.hondurasemb.org

Guatemala

Guatemalan Embassy in Washington D.C.

2220 R Street NW

Washington, D.C. 20008

(202) 745-4953; (202) 745-3873

www.guatemalaembassyusa.org