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DHS Extends Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Sudan and South Sudan

Our Los Angeles immigration attorneys have learned that the Secretary of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson, has re-designated South Sudan for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and extended the period for nationals from South Sudan currently on TPS here in the United States. The period has been extended from May 3, 2016 to November 2, 2017, due […]

Guidance for TPS Late Re-Registration Applications

If you or a loved one is a Temporary Protected Status (TPS) beneficiary who is eligible for the re-registration for TPS but did not file before the deadline, our Los Angeles immigration attorneys remind you to follow the guidelines provided by USCIS on “filing late“. The law requires USCIS to withdraw and take away the […]

Temporary Protected Status (TPS) For El Salvador Extended

Our immigration lawyers in Los Angeles are pleased to see that the Department of Homeland Security has extended the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) period for eligible nationals of El Salvador for an additional 18 months. The extension goes into effect on March 10, 2015 through September 9, 2016. What is Temporary Protected Status (TPS)? Temporary […]

TPS Redesignation and 18-Month Extension for Syria

We are pleased to announce that the Secretary of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson, has redesignated Syria for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and the agency has extended the existing TPS designation for the country from April 1, 2015 through September 30, 2016. This designation allows for eligible nationals of Syria to register or re-register for TPS […]

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 […]

Temporary Protected Status (TPS) Extended for Nicaragua

Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security, announced the extension of the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for eligible nationals of Nicaragua for an additional period of 18 months. The TPS extension becomes effective on January 6, 2015 through July 5, 2016. What is Temporary Protected Status? Read more about TPS on our website!

Homeland Security Announces 18-Month Extension of TPS for Sudan

The Secretary of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson, has announced the 18-month extension of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for eligible nationals of Sudan. The additional 18 months will make the TPS effective from November 3, 2014 until May 2, 2016. Our Los Angeles immigration attorneys want to inform current Sudanese beneficiaries seeking to extend their TPS […]

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How To Get a U.S. Work Permit?

In order for an individual to work in the United States, you must be legally authorized to do so. Only U.S. citizens and Permanent Resident (Green Card holders) may work legally in the United States without a work permit. Other individuals must first obtain an Employment Authorization Document (EAD) to work in the U.S. With […]

Court Rules Grant of TPS is an Admission for Adjustment of Status Purposes

Exciting news came last week when a decision from a District Court held that a noncitizen’s grant of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) qualifies as “inspection and admission”into the United States. Under the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), inspection and admission to the United States are requirements to be eligible to become a U.S. Lawful Permanent […]

Form I-821, Application for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) Update

Los Angeles immigration attorney, Jack C. Sung, follows the latest in immigration news and today has announced that Form I-821, Application for Temporary Protected Status, has been revised. This update to this form is designed to make the form clearer, more concise and user friendly, as part of our form improvements initiative. Applicants for Temporary […]