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DHS terminates TPS for Nicaragua

  1. Date Announced

    Nov. 6, 2017

    DHS Secretary terminates TPS for Nicaragua after determining that the country conditions under which the country was designated have ceased to exist. The Secretary provides a 12-month period for an orderly transition and also determines that the Nicaraguan government can adequately handle the return of their nationals.

    [ID# 23]

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  2. Effective Date of Change

    Jan. 5, 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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