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DHS terminates TPS for Nepal

  1. Original Date Announced

    April 26, 2018

    DHS Secretary terminates TPS for Nepal but delays expiration until June 24, 2019, to allow for an orderly transition. The Secretary bases her termination decision on a finding that the disruption of living conditions that resulted from a 2015 earthquake have decreased and are no longer substantial. [ID#15]

    DHS News Release: Termination of the Designation of Nepal for Temporary Protected Status
  2. Effective Date

    June 24, 2019
  4. Biden Administration Action: Delayed

    September 10, 2021

    Continuation of Documentation for Beneficiaries of Temporary Protected Status Designations for El Salvador, Haiti, Nicaragua, Sudan, Honduras, and Nepal

    On September 10, 2021, DHS published notice for a fifteen-month extension of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for individuals from El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, Nepal, Nicaragua, and Sudan until December 31, 2022 while the preliminary injunction in Ramos and the Bhattarai orders remain in effect. Extensions were previously set to expire on October 4, 2021.

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Current Status

Not in effect
September 10, 2021
Acted on by Biden Administration

Original Trump Policy Status

Trump Administration Actions: Agency Directive Program Termination
Subject Matter: TPS
Agencies Affected: USCIS

Pre Trump-Era Policies


  • 2019.05.10 DHS Preserves, Extends TPS Status for Nepal and Honduras in Compliance with Court Order

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