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DHS extends TPS for Yemen

  1. Date Announced

    Aug. 14, 2018

    DHS Secretary Nielsen extends TPS for Yemen for 18 months given "that the ongoing armed conflict and extraordinary and temporary conditions that support Yemen’s current designation for TPS continue to exist." Individuals from Yemen can re-register for 18 months until March 3, 2020. DHS automatically extends the validity of EADs issued for individuals who previously received TPS status for an additional 180 days. [ID #49]

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  2. Effective Date of Change

    March 3, 2020
Status: Final/Actual
Type of Action: Agency Directive
Subject Matter: TPS
Agencies Affected: USCIS

Prior Policies

  • Yemen was initially designated for TPS in 2015 because of ongoing armed conflict. In January 2017, then-Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson announced an 18-month extension.

    2015 TPS Designation

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