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  • Writer's pictureJohn Barrera

TPS News: TPS designation extension for 18 months for El Salvador, Honduras, Nepal and Nicaragua

Updated: Oct 23, 2023

TPS reassurance based on extension

Following the Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas’ announcement on June 13, 2023, to rescind the 2017 and 2018 termination of the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for El Salvador, Honduras, Nepal and Nicaragua, the Department of Homeland Security, (DHS) has now announced TPS designation extension for these countries is further extended for a period of 18 months.

It is important for TPS beneficiaries to note that even though there has been TPS designation extension from these countries was extended through June 30, 2024, they should proceed to re-register their TPS status to obtain the additional 18-month extension.

Individuals who arrived in the United States after the continuous residence dates for these designations are not eligible for TPS. The respective continuous residence dates are Feb. 13, 2001, for El Salvador; Dec. 30, 1998, for Honduras; June 24, 2015, for Nepal; and Dec. 30, 1998, for Nicaragua.


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