Original Date AnnouncedSeptember 23, 2019
DHS extends designation of Syria for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months, from October 1, 2019, through March 31, 2021. The extension, signed by Acting Secretary McAleenan, allows currently eligible TPS beneficiaries to retain TPS through March 31, 2021, so long as they otherwise continue to meet the eligibility requirements for TPS. [ID #103]Extension of the Designation of Syria for Temporary Protected Status
Effective DateOctober 1, 2019
Biden Administration Action: ModifiedJanuary 29, 2021
DHS Extends TPS for Syria Through September 2022
This Biden administration policy modifies the Trump-era policy identified in this entry.
On January 29, 2021, DHS re-designated and extended the TPS designation for Syria through September 2022, allowing about 1,800 additional individuals to file for TPS.View Document