TPS Extended for Syrian Nationals

Syria TPS Extension

The Department of Homeland Security announced in the Federal Register on January 5, 2015 that Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Syrian citizens has been extended for an additional eighteen months; from April 1, 2015 through September 30, 2016.

Yemen Added To List of TPS Designated Countries by USCIS

Yemen TPS

On September 3, the Department of Homeland Security announced that they would designate Yemen for Temporary Protected Status ( TPS) due to the ongoing conflict in that country that would pose a serious risk to personal safety for Yemen nationals, currently residing in the U.S., should they return.