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DHS Extends Temporary Protected Status for Syrians in the US

July 29, 2022, 1:48 PM

The Department of Homeland Security is extending Temporary Protected Status for Syrians in the US through March 2024, allowing them to remain and work in the country.

DHS will publish the notice, which also expands eligibility to new, first-time applicants from Syria, in the Aug. 1 Federal Register. The agency projects that 6,448 Syrians currently in the US will be covered by the extension, while another 960 Syrian individuals residing in the country since July 28 will be able to apply for the first time under the expanded eligibility.

Temporary Protected Status allows foreign nationals to apply for removal protections ...