Temporary Protected Status for Venezuela, Burma, Somalia, and Haiti

Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is a temporary status given to eligible nationals of designated countries who are present in the United States. The status, afforded to nationals from some countries affected by armed conflict or natural disaster, allows persons to live and work in the United States for limited times. 
 

Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is a temporary status given to eligible nationals of designated countries who are present in the United States. The status, afforded to nationals from some countries affected by armed conflict or natural disaster, allows persons to live and work in the United States for limited times. 
 
On March 9, 2021, May 22, 2021, May 25, 2021, and July 19, 2021 the Department of Homeland of Security designated TPS for Venezuela, Haiti, Burma, and Somalia respectively for 18 months.  Here are the details and registration periods to apply:

Temporary Protected Status Designated Country: Venezuela

TPS Designated Through:  Sept. 9, 2022 
Registration Period: March 9, 2021 – Sept. 5, 2021 
Continuous Residence in U.S. Since: March 8, 2021 
Continuous Physical Presence in U.S. Since: March 9, 2021 
TPS Designation Date: March 9, 2021  

Temporary Protected Status Designated Country: Burma (Myanmar) 

TPS Designated Through: Nov. 25, 2022 
Registration Period: May 25, 2021 – Nov. 22, 2021 
Continuous Residence in U.S. Since: March 11, 2021 
Continuous Physical Presence in U.S. Since: May 25, 2021 

Temporary Protected Status Designated Country: Haiti 
 

TPS Continues Through: As long as preliminary injunctions ordered by Courts in Ramos, et al v. Nielsen, et al., No. 18-cv-01554 (N.D. Cal. Oct. 3, 2018) and Saget, et al. v. Trump, et al., No. 18-cv-01599 (E.D.N.Y. Apr. 11, 2019), remain in effect. 

Re-registration Period for People Who Already Have TPS: Jan. 18, 2018 through March 19, 2018 
Employment Authorization Document (EAD) Auto-Extended through Oct. 4, 2021 

Continuous Residence Date in U.S. Since: Jan. 12, 2011 
Continuous Physical Presence in U.S. Since: July 23, 2011 
TPS Designation Date: Jan. 21, 2010 
TPS Re-designation Date: July 23, 2011 

Temporary Protected Status Designated County: Somalia 

TPS Extended Through: March 17, 2023 
Re-registration Period for People Who Already Have TPS: March 11, 2020 through May 11, 2020 
Employment Authorization Document (EAD) Auto-Extended through September 13, 2020 
 
Continuous Residence Date in U.S. Since: May 1, 2012 
Continuous Physical Presence in U.S. Since: Sept. 18, 2012 
TPS Designation Date: Sept. 16, 1991 
Current TPS Designation Dates: Sept. 4, 2001 and Sept. 18, 2012 

Temporary Protected Status Designated Country: Venezuela

TPS Designated Through:  Sept. 9, 2022 
Registration Period: March 9, 2021 – Sept. 5, 2021 
Continuous Residence in U.S. Since: March 8, 2021 
Continuous Physical Presence in U.S. Since: March 9, 2021 
TPS Designation Date: March 9, 2021  

Temporary Protected Status Designated Country: Burma (Myanmar) 

TPS Designated Through: Nov. 25, 2022 
Registration Period: May 25, 2021 – Nov. 22, 2021 
Continuous Residence in U.S. Since: March 11, 2021 
Continuous Physical Presence in U.S. Since: May 25, 2021 

Temporary Protected Status Designated Country: Haiti 
 

TPS Continues Through: As long as preliminary injunctions ordered by Courts in Ramos, et al v. Nielsen, et al., No. 18-cv-01554 (N.D. Cal. Oct. 3, 2018) and Saget, et al. v. Trump, et al., No. 18-cv-01599 (E.D.N.Y. Apr. 11, 2019), remain in effect. 

Re-registration Period for People Who Already Have TPS: Jan. 18, 2018 through March 19, 2018 
Employment Authorization Document (EAD) Auto-Extended through Oct. 4, 2021 

Continuous Residence Date in U.S. Since: Jan. 12, 2011 
Continuous Physical Presence in U.S. Since: July 23, 2011 
TPS Designation Date: Jan. 21, 2010 
TPS Re-designation Date: July 23, 2011 

Temporary Protected Status Designated County: Somalia 

TPS Extended Through: March 17, 2023 
Re-registration Period for People Who Already Have TPS: March 11, 2020 through May 11, 2020 
Employment Authorization Document (EAD) Auto-Extended through September 13, 2020 
 
Continuous Residence Date in U.S. Since: May 1, 2012 
Continuous Physical Presence in U.S. Since: Sept. 18, 2012 
TPS Designation Date: Sept. 16, 1991 
Current TPS Designation Dates: Sept. 4, 2001 and Sept. 18, 2012 

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