Is your DED or TPS expiring? Find out what you can do

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Yog koj TPS los yog DED expiring? Read the latest updates for all TPS and DED programs. Find information about your country’s TPS. Learn about your options after TPS expires.

Is your TPS or DED expiring? Read the latest updates for all TPS and DED programs. Find information about your country’s TPS. Learn about your options after TPS expires.

Photo: www.americanimmigrationcouncil.org
Photo: www.americanimmigrationcouncil.org

Update August 1, 2019: TPS Syria has been extended for 18 lub hlis.

Update August 1, 2019: TPS Syria has been extended for 18 months.

Today the Department of Homeland Security extended TPS Syria for eighteen months from September 30, 2019. See TPS Syria kom paub meej ntxiv.

Today the Department of Homeland Security extended TPS Syria for eighteen months from September 30, 2019. See TPS Syria for more details.

Update June 2019: Parents with children in the CAM program should get a letter from the US government.

Update June 2019: Parents with children in the CAM program should get a letter from the US government.

Are you from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala and was your application to the Central American Minors Program (CAM) conditionally approved? Do you still have legal status in the USA? The government is starting to process approved CAM applications. The government is sending a letter like this to parents who were conditionally approved for CAM. If you believe you still qualify and have not received the letter, IRAP can help you. nyeem information about CAM from IRAP and find contact information for IRAP.

Are you from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala and was your application to the Central American Minors Program (CAM) conditionally approved? Do you still have legal status in the USA? The government is starting to process approved CAM applications. The government is sending a letter like this to parents who were conditionally approved for CAM. If you believe you still qualify and have not received the letter, IRAP can help you. Read information about CAM from IRAP and find contact information for IRAP.

Call the CAM hotlines for information:

Call the CAM hotlines for information:

TEB CHAWS USA: +1 (917) 410-7546 • El Salvador: +503 2113 3539
USA: +1 (917) 410-7546 • El Salvador: +503 2113 3539
Or email for help: info@menoresCAM.com

Or email for help: info@menoresCAM.com

Update May 2019: What did the government announce about Nepal TPS and Honduras TPS in May 2019?

Update May 2019: What did the government announce about Nepal TPS and Honduras TPS in May 2019?

Tus tsoom fwv muab ib tug tshiab tshaj tawm rau Tej zaum 10, 2019. Tus tsoom fwv hais tias, “Beneficiaries nyob rau hauv lub TPS designations rau Nepal thiab Honduras yuav khaws lawv cov TPS, muab hais tias ib tug neeg TPS raws li txoj cai yog tsis rho tawm vim hais tias ntawm tsis tsim nyog.” This announcement is because of a court decision.

The government issued a new announcement on May 10, 2019. The government says, “Beneficiaries under the TPS designations for Nepal and Honduras will retain their TPS, provided that an individual’s TPS status is not withdrawn because of ineligibility.” This announcement is because of a court decision.

Update April 2019: News about the children of TPS holders from Honduras, El Salvador and of people from Guatemala

Update April 2019: News about the children of TPS holders from Honduras, El Salvador and of people from Guatemala

Plaub Hlis Ntuj 12, 2019: A US court has said the US government must process the children who were approved to come to the USA under the Central American Minors Program. The children were coming to join their parents, many of whom are TPS holders from Honduras and El Salvador. But the program was closed by the government in 2017, and almost 2,700 children were stopped from coming. The court order only applies to children who were already in the program. The program is not taking any new applications.

April 12, 2019: A US court has said the US government must process the children who were approved to come to the USA under the Central American Minors Program. The children were coming to join their parents, many of whom are TPS holders from Honduras and El Salvador. But the program was closed by the government in 2017, and almost 2,700 children were stopped from coming. The court order only applies to children who were already in the program. The program is not taking any new applications.

Update March 2019: What is the latest news about DED for Liberians?

Update March 2019: What is the latest news about DED for Liberians?

Lub peb hlis ntuj 28, 2019: Lub US tsoom fwv tau tshaj tawm hais tias Kob Nyiaj Kho Tsev tswj tsev (DED) rau cov neeg los ntawm Liberia tau ncua kom txog thaum lub peb hlis ntuj 30, 2020.

March 28, 2019: The US government has announced that Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) for people from Liberia has been extended until March 30, 2020.

Update February/March 2019: What is the latest news about TPS?

Update February/March 2019: What is the latest news about TPS?

Lub ob hlis ntuj 28, 2019: the Department of Homeland Security said TPS has been temporarily extended for four countries. TPS holders from El Salvador, Hiati tuaj, Sudan and Nicaragua will get an automatic extension to January 2020. The extension applies to employment authorization documents too. Read the DHS notice.

February 28, 2019: the Department of Homeland Security said TPS has been temporarily extended for four countries. TPS holders from El Salvador, Haiti, Sudan and Nicaragua will get an automatic extension to January 2020. The extension applies to employment authorization documents too. Read the DHS notice.

Lub peb hlis ntuj 8, 2019: the Department of Homeland Security said TPS had been extended for South Sudan. Read the DHS notice about South Sudan.

March 8, 2019: the Department of Homeland Security said TPS had been extended for South Sudan. Read the DHS notice about South Sudan.

Lub peb hlis ntuj 12, 2019: the government agreed to delay the end of TPS for Honduras and Nepal. TPS for these two countries will not end until further notice is given. The final date will depend on the result of a court case. Yog hais tias lub tsev hais plaub cov ntaub ntawv tshwm sim pub rau TPS mus xaus, Nepali and Honduran TPS holders will still have at least 120 days to leave after the order is given. Peb yuav hloov nplooj ntawv no sai li sai tau raws li peb muaj cov lus qhia ntxiv. You can also check the USCIS website for announcements. Check for any new USCIS announcements about Honduras and Nepal here.

March 12, 2019: the government agreed to delay the end of TPS for Honduras and Nepal. TPS for these two countries will not end until further notice is given. The final date will depend on the result of a court case. If the court case result allows TPS to end, Nepali and Honduran TPS holders will still have at least 120 days to leave after the order is given. We will update this page as soon as we have more information. You can also check the USCIS website for announcements. Check for any new USCIS announcements about Honduras and Nepal here.

Yuav ua li cas tshwm sim rau kuv TPS?

What happened to my TPS?

Nyob rau hauv 2017, lub US tsoom fwv hais tias lub TPS kev pab cuam yog maj mam xaus. TPS and DED expires (xaus) for people on different dates. Some of these dates may change again due to a court case that has not been decided yet.

In 2017, the US government said that the TPS program is slowly ending. TPS and DED expires (ends) for people on different dates. Some of these dates may change again due to a court case that has not been decided yet.

Please click on the country names below for information about TPS by country and about your options. Cov ntaub ntawv yog nyob rau hauv lus Askiv thiab txhais ua koj hom lus.

Please click on the country names below for information about TPS by country and about your options. The information is in English and translated into your own language.

TPS for El Salvador expires on January 2, 2020.

TPS for El Salvador expires on January 2, 2020.

TPS for Haiti expires on January 2, 2020.

TPS for Haiti expires on January 2, 2020.

TPS for Honduras expires on January 5, 2020, but this deadline may change due to a court decision.

TPS for Honduras expires on January 5, 2020, but this deadline may change due to a court decision.

DED for people from Liberia has been extended until March 30, 2020.

DED for people from Liberia has been extended until March 30, 2020.

TPS for Nepal has been extended until March 24, 2020, due to a court decision.

TPS for Nepal has been extended until March 24, 2020, due to a court decision.

TPS for Nicaragua expires on January 2, 2020.

TPS for Nicaragua expires on January 2, 2020.

TPS for Somalia expires on March 17, 2020.

TPS for Somalia expires on March 17, 2020.

TPS for South Sudan expires on November 2, 2020.

TPS for South Sudan expires on November 2, 2020.

TPS for Sudan expires on January 2, 2020.

TPS for Sudan expires on January 2, 2020.

TPS for Syria expires on March 31, 2021.

TPS for Syria expires on March 31, 2021.

TPS for Yemen expires on March 3, 2020.

TPS for Yemen expires on March 3, 2020.

Qhov no txhais li cas rau kuv thiab kuv tsev neeg?

What does this mean for me and my family?

Yog hais tias koj yog ib tug TPS yas dhos los ntawm ib tug ntawm cov saum toj no lub teb chaws, tiv thaiv koj yuav xaus rau lub hnub qhia saum toj no. Qhov no txhais tau tias koj yuav tau hloov koj raws li txoj cai los yog tawm hauv lub tebchaws United States. Yog hais tias koj tsis muaj dab tsi, koj yuav ua ib tug tsis muaj ntaub ntawv nkag tebchaws. Koj yuav raug ntes thiab lub teb chaws.

If you are a TPS holder from one of the above countries, your protection will end on the dates shown above. This means you will have to change your status or leave the United States. If you do nothing, you will become an undocumented immigrant. You will risk arrest and deportation.

Yuav ua li cas kuv yuav tsum tau ua tam sim no yog hais tias kuv TPS yog expiring?

What should I do now if my TPS is expiring?

1) Read the page above that is about your country’s TPS or DED.

1) Read the page above that is about your country’s TPS or DED.

2) You can also read information online to make sure you are informed about your choices.

2) You can also read information online to make sure you are informed about your choices.

3) You can seek legal help from a professional who specializes in immigration.

3) You can seek legal help from a professional who specializes in immigration.

4) Read more information online:

4) Read more information online:

Find immigration resources in your community

Find immigration resources in your community

Please use our FindHello database to look for organizations in your community that help with immigration matters and legal advice.

Please use our FindHello database to look for organizations in your community that help with immigration matters and legal advice.

The Informed Immigrant database also lists hundreds of organizations, lub xeev los ntawm lub xeev, uas pab cov neeg tsiv teb.

The Informed Immigrant database also lists hundreds of organizations, state by state, that help immigrants.

Yuav ua li cas los pab TPS tuav tseg

How to help TPS holders

Yuav ua li cas yog ib ntus kev tiv thaiv raws li txoj cai (TPS)?

What is Temporary Protected Status (TPS)?

TPS muaj kev tiv thaiv rau cov neeg nyob rau hauv lub tebchaws United States uas tsis tau xyuam xim rov qab mus rau lawv teb chaws. Qhov no tej zaum yuav vim hais tias ntawm teeb meem los yog vim hais tias ntawm natural disasters. TPS siv rau ib co neeg los cia li kaum lub teb chaws.

TPS offers protection to people in the United States who cannot safely go back to their homeland. This may be because of conflict or because of natural disasters. TPS applies to some people from just ten countries.

TPS pub rau cov neeg nyob twj ywm nyob rau hauv lub tebchaws United States thiab ua hauj lwm raws txoj cai, tab sis nws tsis muab lawv ib tug pej xeem los yog ib tug npav ntsuab. TPS hwj yuav nyob twj ywm rau yam tsawg kawg rau lub hlis. Ib txhia TPS tuav tseg tau tso cai nyob rau ntau tshaj kaum xyoo.

TPS allows people to stay in the United States and work legally, but it does not give them citizenship or a green card. TPS holders can stay at least six months. Some TPS holders have been allowed to stay for more than ten years.

Photo: Helen Parshall / Capital News Service
Photo: Helen Parshall/Capital News Service

Leej twg yog pab?

Who is helping?

Lub interfaith Immigration Coalition (IIC) yog ib tug koom tes ntawm txoj kev ntseeg-raws li cov koom haum cog lus rau kev nkag teb chaws kho dua tshiab uas zoo siab txais tos tag nrho cov neeg tuaj tshiab thiab hlub tag nrho tib neeg beings uas muaj meej mom thiab saib taus. Nws cov tswv cuab ua hauj lwm ua ke los tawm suab rau xwb thiab muaj nqis sib npaug tuaj txawv teb chaws cov kev cai, kawm ntawv txoj kev ntseeg cov zej zog, thiab ua hauj lwm tuaj txawv tebchaws tuaj coob nyob ib ncig ntawm lub teb chaws.

The Interfaith Immigration Coalition (IIC) is a partnership of faith-based organizations committed to immigration reform that welcomes all newcomers and treats all human beings with dignity and respect. Its members work together to advocate for just and equitable immigration policies, educate faith communities, and serve immigrant populations around the country.

mus rau hauv lub IIC website nrhiav txoj hau kev koj yuav muab kev txiav txim rau kev pab tiv thaiv TPS. Koj yuav pab tau TPS tuav tseg nyob rau hauv koj lub zej zog thiab thoob plaws lub tebchaws United States.

Go the IIC website to find ways you can take action to help defend TPS. You can help TPS holders in your community and across the United States.

Xav paub ntau ntxiv

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