The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has extended and re-designated Syria for Temporary
March 19, 2021
Syrian TPS Now Open for Re-Registration and Initial Registration
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has extended and re-designated Syria for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months from March 31, 2021 through September 30, 2022.
Those who currently have TPS must re-register between March 19, 2021 and May 18, 2021 to keep their TPS. Current Employment Authorization Documents (EADs) expiring March 31, 2021 and obtained through TPS are automatically extended through September 27, 2021.
Those individuals filing for TPS for the first time must register between March 19, 2021 and September 15, 2021. They must also establish continuous residence in the United States since March 19, 2021 and continuous physical presence in the United States since March 31, 2021.
On February 4, 2021, Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) introduced
A group of Democratic Senators, led by Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) have introduced the