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News Release: DHS Announces 18-Month Redesignation and Extension of Temporary Protected Status for Yemen

Breaking News Release from USCIS

DHS Announces 18-Month Redesignation and Extension of Temporary Protected Status for Yemen

Release Date: January 04, 2017

WASHINGTON— Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson has redesignated Yemen for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and extended the existing TPS designation for the country for an additional 18 months, from March 4, 2017, through Sept. 3, 2018. This allows eligible nationals of Yemen (or persons without nationality who last habitually resided in Yemen) to register or re-register for TPS in accordance with the Federal Register notice published today.

Click here for the full press release, including who is eligible to file for TPS and the filing period, from USCIS.


**If you have questions about your eligibility for TPS and/ or are looking to file, contact an experienced immigration attorney at The Shapiro Law Firm, LLC, today.**