Thursday, February 1, 2018

Secretary Of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen Announcement On Temporary Protected Status For Syria


The Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen announced yesterday "her determination that an extension of the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Syria was warranted pursuant to the Immigration and Nationality Act. After carefully reviewing conditions in Syria with interagency partners, Secretary Nielsen determined that the ongoing armed conflict and extraordinary conditions that support Syria’s designation for TPS continue to exist. Therefore, pursuant to the statute she has extended Syria’s TPS designation for 18 months."


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