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USCIS News Release: Employment Authorization Document (EAD) Validity Extended for TPS El Salvador Beneficiaries

Breaking News Release from USCIS

Employment Authorization Document (EAD) Validity Extended for TPS El Salvador Beneficiaries

Release Date: March 6, 2017

What you need to know:

  • On July 8, 2016, DHS extended the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for El Salvador for 18 months. As a result, DHS automatically extended EADs issued to El Salvadorians based on TPS until March 9, 2017.

  • USCIS is now automatically extending these EADs for an additional 6 months, through September 9, 2017.

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.**