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DHS terminates TPS for Sudan

  1. Original Date Announced

    October 11, 2017

    DHS Secretary terminates TPS for Sudan but delays expiration for 12 months, until November 2, 2018, to allow for an orderly transition. The Secretary bases her termination decision on a finding that conditions in Sudan have sufficiently improved such that TPS is no longer warranted.


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

    November 2, 2018

Current Status

Not in effect

Original Trump Policy Status

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

Pre Trump-Era Policies

  • January 25, 2016

    On January 25, 2016, the Obama administration extended the TPS designation of Sudan for 18 months, from May 3, 2016 through November 2, 2017, determining that an extension was warranted because the conditions in Sudan that prompted the 2013 TPS re-designation continued to be met.

    2016.01.25 Extension of the TPS Designation of Sudan

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