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DHS terminates TPS for El Salvador

  1. Date Announced

    Jan. 18, 2018

    The Secretary terminates TPS for El Salvador. She determines that the disaster-related country conditions that led to the country's original designation in 2001 no longer exist. But she delays termination for 18 months to allow for transition. [ID #27]

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  2. Effective Date of Change

    Sept. 9, 2019
  3. Subsequent Action

    September 14, 2020

    On September 14, 2020, the Ninth Circuit overturned the 2018 district court injunction which had temporarily blocked the Trump Administration's plans to terminate TPS for El Salvador, Haiti, Nicaragua and Sudan. A motion for rehearing en banc is currently due 11/30/20. Ramos v. Nielsen (N.D. Cal. Case No. 3:18-cv-01554); (Ninth Cir. Case No. 18-16981).

    **Litigation is listed for informational purposes and is not comprehensive. For the current status of legal challenges, check other sources.**

    Ninth Circuit Ramos Decision
Type of Action: Program Termination
Subject Matter: TPS
Agencies Affected: USCIS

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