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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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