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TPS Extended and Redesignated for Somalia

On January 12, 2023, the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Alejandro N. Mayorkas, announced that Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Somalia is extended a further 18 months from March 18, 2023 through to September 17, 2024. TPS is also redesignated allowing additional Somali nationals (or those with no nationality that last habitually resided in Somalia) residing in the United States as of January 11, 2023, to initially apply for TPS if they meet all eligibility requirements. The Extension and redesignation of TPS to Somalia is due to ongoing and worsening conditions of armed conflict and extraordinary and temporary...

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