Political and Legislative

Biden Administration Will Extend Temporary Legal Status for 300K Immigrants

The Biden administration is rescinding the Trump-era termination of extending temporary legal status for thousands of immigrants from four countries, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced Tuesday.

The Trump administration ended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designations for immigrants from El Salvador, Honduras, Nepal, and Nicaragua in May 2018, effective January 2020.

On Tuesday, the DHS announced an 18-month extension of TPS designations from these four countries. Beneficiaries from the countries will be able to re-register to continue their status throughout the extension.

Read the source article at thehill.com

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