September 19, 2017
For South Sudan, TPS was extended to May 2, 2019. Those currently on TPS must reregister. For Sudan, TPS will terminate as of November 2, 2018. Current beneficiaries need to reregister. Those who reregister will be given a new work permit valid until November 2, 2018. At that time, Sudanese on TPS are expected to depart the US if they are not otherwise eligible and applying for another status.
Ten countries are currently covered by TPS, and there has been indications that the current administration might be considering ending such protections for citizens for these countries. If you are currently on TPS, now is the time to consider other options. Contact me today to set up a consultation.
USCIS.org--Temporary Protected Status: Sudan
USCIS.org--Temporary Protected Status: South Sudan
September 6, 2017
With the Trump’s decision to end DACA, advance parole is also ending for DACA recipients. Specifically, USCIS announces:
Any DACA recipient who was planning on traveling with advance parole needs to be educated about the risks beforehand.
USCIS.org-Memo on Rescission of DACA
Not sure what advance parole is or what this means for you? Check out my blog post.
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