Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and Employment Authorization (EADs) extended for certain TPS holders
Automatic Work Authorization Extension for TPS Holders from El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, Nepal, Nicaragua, and Sudan until June 30, 2024
On November 10, 2022, DHS announced an automatic extension of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) status and employment authorization until June 30, 2024 for TPS holders from El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, Nepal, Nicaragua, and Sudan. DHS issued a Federal Register notice with detailed information on November 16, 2022.
Here’s what you need to know:
- TPS status and employment authorization is automatically extended until June 30, 2024. The previous December 31, 2022 TPS expiration date for these countries is no longer in effect.
- You do not need to pay a fee for work authorization or an extension of TPS status.
- You can show your employer your employment authorization document (EAD) and a copy of the November 16, 2022 Federal Register notice to prove that you have TPS status and permission to work through June 30, 2024.
This announcement covers TPS holders from all countries affected by two lawsuits, the Ramos and Bhattarai cases, that were filed to challenge Trump’s unlawful terminations of TPS. This announcement does not affect Haitians who became eligible for TPS for the first time in 2021 and Sudanese who became eligible for TPS for the first time in 2022