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DHS terminates TPS for El Salvador

  1. Original Date Announced

    January 18, 2018

    USCIS issues a notice in the Federal Register announcing the termination of TPS for El Salvador. USCIS has determined that the disaster-related country conditions that led to the country's original designation in 2001 no longer exist. Termination is delayed for 18 months to allow for transition. [ID #27]

    Federal Register Notice: Termination of the Designation of El Salvador for Temporary Protected Status
  2. Effective Date

    September 9, 2019

Current Status

Not in effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Trump Administration Action: Program Termination
Subject Matter: TPS
Agencies Affected: USCIS

Pre Trump-Era Policies


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