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  • DHS Announces Registration Process for Temporary Protected Status for Afghanistan

    Registration for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) officially opens May 20, 2022. On March 16, 2022, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas announced the designation of Afghanistan for TPS. The TPS designation is designed to protect Afghan nationals who have been living in the United States from returning to unsafe conditions. TPS will also provide […]
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  • Finally Here: TPS Eligibility for Ukrainians in U.S.

    Biden administration expands Temporary Protected Status eligibility for Ukrainians in U.S. The government estimates that 59,600 Ukrainians could apply for TPS after the program is opened to applications on Tuesday. Watch the video below for the details. If you have any questions, contact Berardi Immigration Law today. We would love to hear from you.
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  • Stop Praying for Ukraine: Demand Action Now!

    Rosanna wants to know why the federal government hasn’t released regulations to give Ukrainian Nationals in the U.S. Temporary Protected Status. It’s been one month since the Biden Administration announced it would do so.
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  • Biden Administration Extends Relief to Afghans in the US

    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced that they will allow Afghans who are currently in the U.S. to stay in the country under Temporary Protected Status (TPS), a form of humanitarian relief. TPS applies to those who would face extreme hardship if they returned to their country of origin due to wars or […]
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  • U.S. Homeland Security Designates Ukraine for Temporary Protected Status for 18 Months

    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced that Ukraine is now designated for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months. The announcement comes from DHS Secretary Mayorkas.   A nation may be designated for TPS when conditions within the country meet three statutory bases for designation: an ongoing armed conflict, environmental disasters, or extraordinary […]
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  • New Online Filing Abilities for Temporary Protected Status Applicants

    USCIS has recently announced that as of November 29, 2021, all eligible applicants for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) can file their forms online. These forms are the I-821, Application for Temporary Protected Status, and Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization. Applicants may still file their forms in paper format. Those who choose to file with […]
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  • Supreme Court Issues Opinion Regarding Temporary Protected Status

    On June 7, 2021, the Supreme Court issued a unanimous ruling and stated that certain individuals who have Temporary Protected Status (TPS) may not qualify for Lawful Permanent Residence (LPR). In Sanchez v. Mayorkas, the Court concluded that individuals who entered the US illegally and subsequently gained legal status through the TPS program are not […]
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  • Top Items on President-Elect Biden’s Immigration To-Do List in 2021

    President-elect Joe Biden has pledged to make several changes regarding U.S. immigration, many of which seek to reverse President Trump’s previous initiatives while in office. Specifically, Biden plans to:  “Take urgent action to undo Trump’s damage and reclaim America’s values;” “Modernize America’s immigration system;” “Welcome immigrants in our communities;” “Reassert America’s commitment to asylum-seekers and […]
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  • USCIS Announces Extension of Temporary Protected Status for Six Countries

    On December 7, 2020, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a Federal Register notice extending Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and the validity of TPS-related documentation for beneficiaries under the designations for El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, Nepal, Nicaragua, and Sudan. TPS-related documentation includes Employment Authorization Documents (EADs); Forms I-797, Notice of Action; and Forms I-94, Arrival/Departure Record.  […]
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  • Federal Appeals Court Rules Trump Administration Can End Temporary Protected Status for More than 300,000 Immigrants

    On Monday, September 14, 2020, a federal appeals court ruled that President Trump can phase out protections for hundreds of thousands of families that have been living and working legally in the United States under Temporary Protected Status (TPS).  The ruling by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in California lifted a block on […]
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