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 received a 12-month termination in October 2017. The last day of TPS for the Sudan will be Nov. 2, 2018.

Nicaragua: Nicaragua received a 12-month termination in November 2017. The last day of TPS for Nicaragua will be Jan. 5, 2019.

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

Haiti: Haiti received an 18-month termination in November 2017. The last day of TPS for Haiti will be July 22, 2019.

El Salvador: El Salvador received an 18-month termination in January 2018. The last day of TPS for El Salvador will be Sept. 9. 2019.

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

Somalia: Somalia received an 18-month termination in July 2018. The last day of TPS for Somalia will be March 17, 2020.

South Sudan: TPS for South Sudan received an 18-month extension in September 2017. The next decision date for TPS for South Sudan will be March 17, 2019.

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

Upcoming TPS decision dates:

  • July 5, 2018: Yemen
  • July 19, 2018: Somalia
  • March 3, 2019: South Sudan
  • August 1, 2019: Syria

TPS Resources

Courtesy of Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. and Massachusetts Law Reform Institute

Updated January 19, 2018

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.


Massachusetts Foreign Missions & Consulate Contacts


Mexican Consulate in Boston

55 Franklin Street

Ground Floor

Boston, MA 02110

(617) 426-4181


El Salvador

Salvadoran Consulate in Boston

46 Bennington Street

Boston, MA 02128

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



Honduran Embassy in Washington D.C.

3007 Tilden Street NW

Suite 4-M

Washington, D.C. 20008

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



Guatemalan Embassy in Washington D.C.

2220 R Street NW

Washington, D.C. 20008

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


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