Temporary Protected Status for Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone

The Department of Homeland Security announced today the designations of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for qualifying nationals of Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone. The designation comes due to the outbreak of Ebola virus disease in West Africa.

This designation of TPS goes into effect on November 21, 2014 and will be in effect for 18 months. This designation means that eligible nationals of te three countries will not be deported from the U.S. and are authorized to work and obtain Employment Authorization Documents (EAD) to work and live in the United States.

The 180 day registration period begins November 21, 2014 and runs through May 20, 2015. If you or a loved one have questions about Temporary Protected Status, contact our experienced U.S. immigration attorneys now.

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