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USCIS Extends Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Nicaragua and Honduras

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DHS extends TPS for nationals of Nicaragua and Honduras

USCIS announced on May 5, 2010 that DHS will extend Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for nationals of Nicaragua and Honduras. Under this extension, the current expiration date of July 5, 2010 has been extended until January 5, 2012.

USCIS is also automatically extending the validity of existing employment authorization documents (EADs) held by both Honduran (Download 2010-106201) and Nicaraguan TPS (Download 2010-106191) beneficiaries for six months, through Jan. 5, 2011. Eligible TPS beneficiaries must timely re-register and apply for an EAD in order to be issued a new Employment Authorization Document.

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