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News Release: Temporary Protected Status Extended for Somalia

Breaking News Release from USCIS

DHS Announces Temporary Protected Status (TPS) Extended for Somalia

Release Date: January 17, 2017

WASHINGTON— Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson has extended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for eligible nationals of Somalia (and eligible individuals without nationality who last habitually resided in Somalia) for an additional 18 months, effective March 18, 2017, through Sept. 17, 2018.

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.**