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DHS extends TPS for Somalia for eighteen months

  1. Date Announced

    March 11, 2020

    DHS extends the designation of Somalia for Temporary Protected Status from March 18, 2020 through September 17, 2021. This notice of extension was signed by Acting Secretary Wolf.

    [ID #124]

    See Biden administration action below.

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  2. Effective Date of Change

    March 18, 2020
  3. Biden Administration Action

    July 19, 2021

    This Biden administration action continues the Trump-era policy identified in this entry.

    On July 19, 2021, in light of the "ongoing conflict and worsening humanitarian crisis" in Somalia, Secretary Myorkas announced the extension and re-designation of Somalia for Temporary Protected Status through March 17, 2023.

    2021.07.19 Extension and Re-Designation of Somalia for Temporary Protected Status
Status: Final/Actual
Type of Action: Agency Directive
Subject Matter: TPS
Agencies Affected: USCIS

Prior Policies

Biden Administration Action

  1. Associated or Derivative Policies

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