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  • Temporary Protected Status Extended for South Sudan
    Temporary Protected Status Extended for South Sudan

    According to the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), “Since independence on 9 July 2011, South Sudan has struggled with good governance and nation building and has attempted to control rebel militia ...

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  • What is Temporary Protected Status?
    What is Temporary Protected Status?

    On occasion, the Secretary of Homeland Security will designate a foreign country for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) because of dangerous conditions in the country, or because the country cannot ...

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  • Yemen is Designated for Temporary Protected Status
    Yemen is Designated for Temporary Protected Status

    According to the Council on Foreign Relations, Yemen is experiencing its biggest crisis in decades with its government being overthrown by the Houthis, which is a Zaydi Shia movement that is backed by ...

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  • Temporary Protected Status Extended for Haitians
    Temporary Protected Status Extended for Haitians

    On Aug. 25, 2015, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson announced that Temporary Protected Status (TPS) has been extended for Haiti for an additional 18 months. The extension is effective Jan. ...

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  • U.S. Grants Nepalis Temporary Protected Status Post-Nepal Earthquake
    U.S. Grants Nepalis Temporary Protected Status Post-Nepal Earthquake

    Due to the devastating 7.8 magnitude Nepal earthquake on April 25, 2015, which killed more than 8,800 people, injured over 23,000, and left hundreds of thousands of people homeless among the wreckage, ...

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