Extension of the Designation of South Sudan for TPS

The designation of South Sudan for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is extended for 18 months, from November 13, 2020 through May 2, 2022. The re-registration period runs from November 2, 2020 through January 4, 2021.

Eligible nationals of South Sudan (or persons without nationality who last habitually resided in South Sudan) may register or re-register for TPS and the validity Employment Authorization Documents was extended.

Temporary protected status (TPS) is a temporary benefit to certain nationals of designated countries due to conditions in the country (such as ongoing armed conflict, an environmental disaster, or an epidemic or other extraordinary and temporary conditions) that temporarily prevent the country’s nationals from returning.

Please note that this article does not constitute a legal advice.  If you would like to obtain an TPS status or need any assistance associated with your TPS status, call our experienced TPS attorney at 480-425-2009 or schedule your consultation online.