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DHS extends TPS for Somalia for eighteen months

  1. Original 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]

    Extension of the Designation of Somalia for Temporary Protected Status
  2. Effective Date

    March 18, 2020
  4. Biden Administration Action: Approved/Retained

    July 19, 2021

    2021.07.19 Extension and Re-Designation of Somalia for Temporary Protected Status

    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.

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Current Status

Fully in Effect
July 19, 2021
Acted on by Biden Administration

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Final/Actual
Trump Administration Action: Agency Directive
Subject Matter: TPS
Agencies Affected: USCIS

Associated or Derivative Policies

Pre Trump-Era Policies

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