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DHS Announces Procedures for Afghan Temporary Protected Status Applications and Offers Special Student Relief for Afghan F-1 Students

30 May 2022 PDF
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On 20 May 2022, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a notice in the Federal Register outlining how Afghan nationals (or individuals having no nationality who last habitually resided in Afghanistan) can apply for Temporary Protected Status (TPS). The 18-month TPS designation period became effective as of 20 May and will continue through 20 November 2023. During this period, eligible beneficiaries may submit an initial registration application for TPS and apply for an employment authorization document (EAD).