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TPS Countries

Angola Honduras Nicaragua
Bosnia-Hercegovina Kosovo, Province of Rwanda
Burundi Kuwait Sierra Leone
El Salvador Lebannon Somalia
Guinea Liberia South Sudan
Guinea-Bissau Montserrat Sudan
Haiti Nepal Syria

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The Most Recent TPS Notices

Country Date Title
Haiti August 25, 2015 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Haiti for Temporary Protected Status
Nepal June 24, 2015 (PDF) Designation of Nepal for Temporary Protected Status
Somalia June 1, 2015 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Somalia for Temporary Protected Status
El Salvador January 7, 2015 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of El Salvador for Temporary Protected Status
Syria January 5, 2015 (PDF) Extension and Redesignation of the Syrian Arab Republic for Temporary Protected Status
Guinea Nov. 21, 2014 (PDF) Designation of Guinea for Temporary Protected Status
Sierra Leon Nov. 21, 2014 (PDF) Designation of Sierra Leone for Temporary Protected Status
Liberia Nov. 21, 2014 (PDF) Designation of Liberia for Temporary Protected Status
Honduras Oct 16, 2014 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Honduras for Temporary Protected Status
Nicaragua Oct 16, 2014 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Nicaragua for Temporary Protected Status
Sudan September 2, 2014 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Sudan for Temporary Protected Status
South Sudan September 2, 2014 (PDF) Extension and Redesignation of South Sudan for Temporary Protected Status

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TPS Notices Listed By Country

Country Date Title
Angola January 27, 2003 (PDF) Termination of Designation of Angola Under the Temporary Protected Status Program
February 1, 2002 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Angola Under the Temporary Protected Status Program - Notice
April 5, 2001 (PDF) Extension and Redesignation of Angola Under Temporary Protected Status Program - Notice
March 29, 2000 (PDF) Designation of Angola Under Temporary Protected Status Program - Notice

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Country Date Title
Bosnia-Herzegovina August 30, 2000 (PDF) Termination of Bosnia-Herzegovina Under the Temporary Protected Status Program - Notice
August 11, 1999 (PDF) Extension of Designation of Bosnia-Hercegovina Under Temporary Protected Status Program - Notice
August 24, 1998 (PDF) Extension of Designation of Bosnia-Hercegovina Under Temporary Protected Status Program
August 1, 1997 (PDF) Extension of Designation of Bosnia-Hercegovina Under Temporary Protected Status Program - Notice
July 29, 1996 (PDF) Extension of Designation of Bosnia-Hercegovina Under Temporary Protected Status Program - Notice
July 31, 1995 (PDF) Extension of Designation of Bosnia-Hercegovina Under Temporary Protected Status Program - Notice

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Country Date Title
Burundi October 29, 2007 (PDF) Termination of the Designation of Burundi for Temporary Protected Status; Automatic Extension of Employment Authorization Documentation for Burundi TPS Beneficiaries
September 14, 2006 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Burundi for Temporary Protected Status; Automatic Extension of Employment Authorization Documentation for Burundi TPS Beneficiaries
September 2, 2005 (PDF) DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Extension of the Designation of Burundi for Temporary Protected Status; Extension of Employment Authorization Documentation for Eligible TPS Beneficiaries
October 7, 2004 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Temporary Protected Status for Burundi
September 3, 2003 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Burundi Under Temporary Protected Status Program
August 30, 2002 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Burundi Under the Temporary Protected Status Program
August 31, 2001 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Burundi Under the Temporary Protected Status Program - Notice
November 9, 2000 (PDF) Extension of Designation of Burundi Under Temporary Protected Status Program - Notice
November 9, 1999 (PDF) Extension and Redesignation of Burundi Under the Temporary Protected Status Program
November 3, 1998 (PDF) Extension of Designation of Burundi Under Temporary Protected Status Program - Notice
November 10, 1997 (PDF) Designation of Burundi Under Temporary Protected Status
November 4, 1997 (PDF) Designation of Burundi Under Temporary Protected Status

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Country Date Title
El Salvador January 7, 2015 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of El Salvador for Temporary Protected Status
May 30, 2013 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of El Salvador for Temporary Protected Status
January 11, 2012 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of El Salvador for Temporary Protected Status and Automatic Extension of Employment Authorization Documentation for Salvadoran TPS Beneficiaries;
July 9, 2010 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of El Salvador for Temporary Protected Status and Automatic Extension of Employment Authorization Documentation for Salvadoran TPS Beneficiaries;
October 1, 2008 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of El Salvador for Temporary Protected Status;
August 21, 2007 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of El Salvador for Temporary Protected Status; Automatic Extension of Employment Authorization Documentation for Salvadoran TPS Beneficiaries;
June 15, 2006 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Temporary Protected Status for El Salvador ; Automatic Extension of Employment Authorization Documentation for El Salvadorian TPS Beneficiaries;
February 23, 2006 (PDF) DHS Announces Temporary Protected Status Extension for El Salvador, Honduras, and Nicaragua
January 7, 2005 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Temporary Protected Status for El Salvador; Automatic Extension of Employment Authorization Documentation for El Salvador TPS Beneficiaries
July 16, 2003 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of El Salvador Under Temporary Protected Status Program; Automatic Extension of Employment Authorization Documentation for El Salvador
July 11, 2002 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of El Salvador Under the Temporary Protected Status Program; Automatic Extension of Employment Authorization Documentation for Salvadorans
March 9, 2001 (PDF) Designation of El Salvador Under Temporary Protected Status Program - Notice

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Country Date Title
Guinea November 21, 2014 (PDF) Designation of Guinea for Temporary Protected Status

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Country Date Title
Guinea-Bissau March 20, 2000 (PDF) Six-Month Extension and Termination of Designation of Guinea-Bissau Under Temporary Protected Status Program - Notice
March 11, 1999 (PDF) Designation of Guinea-Bissau Under Temporary Protected Status Program - Notice

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Country Date Title
Haiti August 25, 2015 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Haiti for Temporary Protected Status
March 3, 2014 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Haiti for Temporary Protected Status
December 28, 2012 (PDF) Extension of the Re-registration Period for Haiti Temporary Protected Status
October 12, 2012 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Haiti for Temporary Protected Status
May 23, 2011 (PDF) Re-registration Procedures for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) Beneficiaries Under the Extended TPS Designation of Haiti and Automatic Extension of Employment Authorization Documentation for Haitian TPS Beneficiaries;
May 19, 2011 (PDF) Extension and Redesignation of Haiti for Temporary Protected Status ;
July 13, 2010 (PDF) Extension of the Initial Registration Period for Haitians Under the Temporary Protected Status Program
January 21, 2010 (PDF) Designation of Haiti for Temporary Protected Status;

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Country Date Title
Honduras Oct 16, 2014 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Honduras for Temporary Protected Status
April 3, 2013 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Honduras for Temporary Protected Status
November 4, 2011 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Honduras for Temporary Protected Status and Automatic Extension of Employment Authorization Documentation for Honduran TPS Beneficiaries;
May 5, 2010 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Honduras for Temporary Protected Status and Automatic Extension of Employment Authorization Documentation for Honduran TPS Beneficiaries;
November 24, 2008 (PDF) Extension of the Re-Registration Period and Automatic Extension of Employment Authorization Documentation for Honduran Temporary Protected Status Beneficiaries
October 1, 2008 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Honduras for Temporary Protected Status;
May 29, 2007 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Honduras for Temporary Protected Status; Automatic Extension of Employment Authorization Documentation for Honduran TPS Beneficiaries;
February 23, 2006 (PDF) DHS Announces Temporary Protected Status Extension for El Salvador, Honduras, and Nicaragua
July 7, 2005 (PDF) Automatic Extension of Employment Authorization Documentation for Honduran and Nicaraguan TPS Beneficiaries
November 17, 2004 (PDF) Extension of Honduras for Temporary Protected Status; Correction
November 3, 2004 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Temporary Protected Status for Honduras ; Automatic Extension of Employment Authorization Documentation for Honduras TPS Beneficiaries
May 5, 2003 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Honduras Under Temporary Protected Status Program; Automatic Extension of Employment Authorization Documentation for Hondurans
May 3, 2002 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Honduras Under the Temporary Protected Status Program
May 3, 2002 (PDF) Automatic Extension of Employment Authorization for Hondurans and Nicaraguans Under the Temporary Protected Status Program
May 8, 2001 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Honduras Under Temporary Protected Status Program - Notice
June 9, 2000 (PDF) Extension of Re-registration Period and Work Authorization for Honduras Under the Temporary Protected Status Program - Notice
May 11, 2000 (PDF) Extension of Designation of Honduras Under Temporary Protected Status Program
August 6, 1999 (PDF) Extension of the Registration Period for Hondurans and Nicaraguans Under the Temporary Protected Status Program - Notice
January 5, 1999 (PDF) Designation of Honduras Under Temporary Protected Status Program - Notice

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Country Date Title
Kuwait January 24, 1992 (PDF) Termination of Designation of Kuwait Under Temporary Protected Status Program
March 27, 1991 (PDF) Designation of Kuwait Under Temporary Protected Status Program

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Country Date Title
Lebannon Februrary 08, 1993 (PDF) Termination of Designation of Lebanon Under Temporary Protected Status Program
January 24, 1992 (PDF) Extension of Designation of Lebanon Under Temporary Protected Status Program
March 27, 1991 (PDF) Designation of Lebanon Under Temporary Protected Status Program

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Country Date Title
Liberia November 21, 2014 (PDF) Designation of Liberia for Temporary Protected Status
October 01, 2014 (PDF) Filing Procedures for Employment Authorization and Automatic Extension of Existing Employment Authorization Documents for Liberians Eligible for Deferred Enforced Departure
August 2011 (PDF) DED Granted Country - Liberia
September 20, 2006 (PDF) Termination of the Designation of Liberia for Temporary Protected Status; Automatic Extension of Employment Authorization Documentation for Liberia TPS Beneficiaries;
August 26, 2005 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Liberia for Temporary Protected Status; Correction
August 16, 2005 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Liberia for Temporary Protected Status
October 1, 2004 (PDF) Termination and Re-designation of Liberia for Temporary Protected Status; Correction
August 25, 2004 (PDF) Termination and Re-Designation of Liberia for Temporary Protected Status
August 6, 2003 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Liberia Under the Temporary Protected Status Program
October 1, 2002 (PDF) Designation of Liberia Under the Temporary Protected Status Program
October 1, 2001 (PDF) Memorandum on Measures Regarding Certain Liberians in the United States - Presidential Document
September 28, 2000 (PDF) Memorandum on Measures Regarding Certain Liberians in the United States
July 30, 1999 (PDF) Termination of Designation of Liberia Under the Temporary Protected Status Program - Notice
September 29, 1998 (PDF) Redesignation of Liberia Under Temporary Protected Status Program - Notice
March 31, 1998 (PDF) Termination of Designation of Liberia Under Temporary Protected Status Program After Final 6-Month Extension - Notice
April 7, 1997 (PDF) Extension of Designation and Resignation of Liberia Under Temporary Protected Status Program
March 1, 1996 (PDF) Extension of Designation of Liberia Under Temporary Protected Status Program
March 29, 1995 (PDF) Extension of Designation of Liberia Under Temporary Protected Status Program
Jan. 24, 1992 (PDF) Extension of Designation of Liberia Under Temporary Protected Status Program
March 27, 1991 (PDF) Designation of Lberia Under Temporary Protected Status Program

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Country Date Title
Montserrat July 6, 2004 (PDF) Termination of the Designation of Montserrat Under the Temporary Protected Status Program; Extension of Employment Authorization Documentation;
July 17, 2002 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Montserrat Under the Temporary Protected Status Program
August 3, 2001 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Montserrat Under the Temporary Protected Status Program - Notice
October 2, 2000 (PDF) Extension of Designation of Montserrat Under the Temporary Protected Status Program - Notice
September 2, 1999 (PDF) Extension of Designation of Montserrat Under Temporary Protected Status Program
August 27, 1998 (PDF) Extension of Designation of Montserrat Under Temporary Protected Status Program
September 9, 1997 (PDF) Designation of Montserrat Under Temporary Protected Status Program - Correction
August 28, 1997 (PDF) Designation of Montserrat Under Temporary Protected Status Program

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Nepal June 24, 2015 (PDF) Designation of Nepal for Temporary Protected Status

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Country Date Title
Nicaragua Oct 16, 2014 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Nicaragua for Temporary Protected Status
April 3, 2013 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Nicaragua for Temporary Protected Status
November 4, 2011 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Nicaragua for Temporary Protected Status and Automatic Extension of Employment Authorization Documentation for Nicaraguan TPS Beneficiaries;
May 5, 2010 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Nicaragua for Temporary Protected Status and Automatic Extension of Employment Authorization Documentation for Nicaraguan TPS Beneficiaries;
November 24, 2008 (PDF) Extension of the Re-Registration Period and Automatic Extension of Employment Authorization Documentation for Nicaraguan Temporary Protected Status Beneficiaries
October 1, 2008 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Nicaragua for Temporary Protected Status;
May 29, 2007 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Nicaragua for Temporary Protected Status; Automatic Extension of Employment Authorization Documentation for Nicaraguan TPS Beneficiaries;
May 24, 2006 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Temporary Protected Status for Nicaragua; Automatic Extension of Employment Authorization Documentation for Nicaragua TPS Beneficiaries; Correction
February 23, 2006 (PDF) DHS Announces Temporary Protected Status Extension for El Salvador, Honduras, and Nicaragua
July 7, 2005 (PDF) Automatic Extension of Employment Authorization Documentation for Honduran and Nicaraguan TPS Beneficiaries
November 17, 2004 (PDF) Extension of Nicaragua for Temporary Protected Status; Correction
November 3, 2004 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Temporary Protected Status for Nicaragua ; Automatic Extension of Employment Authorization Documentation for Nicaragua TPS Beneficiaries;
May 5, 2003 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Nicaragua Under Temporary Protected Status Program; Automatic Extension of Employment Authorization Documentation for Nicaraguans
May 3, 2002 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Nicaragua Under the Temporary Protected Status Program
May 3, 2002 (PDF) Automatic Extension of Employment Authorization for Hondurans and Nicaraguans Under the Temporary Protected Status Program
May 8, 2001 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Nicaragua Under Temporary Protected Status Program - Notice
June 9, 2000 (PDF) - Extension of Re-Registration Period and Work Authorization for Nicaragua Under the Temporary Protected Status Program - Final Rule
May 11, 2000 (PDF) - Extension of Designation of Nicaragua Under the Temporary Protected Status Program - Final Rule
August 6, 1999 (PDF) Extension of the Registration Period for Hondurans and Nicaraguans Under the Temporary Protected Status Program - Notice
April 1, 1999 (PDF) Designation of Nicaragua Under Temporary Protected Status Program - Correction
January 5, 1999 (PDF) Designation of Nicaragua Under Temporary Protected Status Program - Notice

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Country Date Title
Province of Kosovo May 23, 2000 (PDF) Termination of the Province of Kosovo in the Republic of Serbia in the State of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Serbia-Montenegro) Under the Temporary Protected Status Program - Final Rule
June 21, 1999 (PDF) Extension and Redesignation of the Province of Kosovo in the Republic of Serbia in the State of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Serbia-Montenegro) Under Temporary Protected Status - Correction
June 8, 1999 (PDF) Extension and Redesignation of the Province of Kosovo in the Republic of Serbia in the State of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Serbia-Montenegro) Under Temporary Protected Status - Notice
June 9, 1998 (PDF) Designation of the Province of Kosovo in the Republic of Serbia in the State of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Serbia-Montenegro) Under Temporary Protected Status - Notice

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Country Date Title
Rwanda June 19, 1997 (PDF) Termination of Designation of Rwanda Under Temporary Protected Status Program - Notice
November 14, 1996 (PDF) Extension of Designation of Rwanda Under Temporary Protected Status Program - Notice
July 3, 1996 (PDF) Extension of Designation of Rwanda Under Temporary Protected Status Program - Correction
June 10, 1996 (PDF) Extension of Designation of Rwanda Under Temporary Protected Status Program - Notice
May 25, 1995 (PDF) Extension of Designation of Rwanda Under Temporary Protected Status Program - Notice

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Country Date Title
Sierra Leone November 21, 2014 (PDF) Designation of Sierra Leone for Temporary Protected Status
September 3, 2003 (PDF) Termination of the Designation of Sierra Leone Under the Temporary Protected Status Program; Extension of Employment Authorization Documentation
October 31, 2002 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Sierra Leone Under the Temporary Protected Status Program
August 31, 2001 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Sierrra Leone Under the Temporary Protected Status Program - Notice
November 9, 2000 (PDF) Extension of Designation of Sierra Leone Under Temporary Protected Status Program - Notice
November 9, 1999 (PDF) Extension and Redesignation of Sierra Leone Under the Temporary Protected Status Program
November 3, 1998 (PDF) Extension of Designation of Sierra Leone Under Temporary Protected Status Program - Notice
November 14, 1997 (PDF) Designation of Sierra Leone Under Temporary Protected Status Program - Correction
November 4, 1997 (PDF) Designation of Sierra Leone Under Temporary Protected Status Program - Notice

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Country Date Title
Somalia June 1, 2015 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Somalia for Temporary Protected Status
November 06, 2013 (PDF) Correction - Extension and Redesignation of Somalia for Temporary Protected Status
Nov. 01, 2013 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Somalia for Temporary Protected Status
Nov. 2, 2010 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Somalia for Temporary Protected Status
July 27, 2009 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Somalia for Temporary Protected Status and Automatic Extension of Employment Authorization Documentation for Somalian TPS Beneficiaries;
March 12, 2008 (PDF) USCIS Announces 18-Month Extension of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Nationals of Somalia ;
July 27, 2006 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Temporary Protected Status for Somalia; Automatic Extension of Employment Authorization Documentation for Somalia TPS Beneficiaries
July 29, 2005 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Temporary Protected Status for Somalia
August 6, 2004 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Somalia Under Temporary Protected Status Program
July 21, 2003 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Somalia Under Temporary Protected Status Program
July 26, 2002 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Somalia Under the Temporary Protected Status Program
September 4, 2001 (PDF) Extension and Redesignation of Somalia Under the Temporary Protected Status Program - Notice
December 8, 2000 (PDF) Extension of Designation of Somalia Under Temporary Protected Status Program - Correction
November 20, 2000 (PDF) Extension of Designation of Somalia Under Temporary Protected Status Program - Notice
September 13, 1999 (PDF) Extension of Designation of Somalia Under Temporary Protected Status Program
September 28, 1998 (PDF) Extension of Designation of Somalia Under Temporary Protected Status Program
August 1, 1997 (PDF) Extension of Designation of Somalia Under Temporary Protected Status Program - Notice
July 29, 1996 (PDF) Extension of Designation of Somalia Under Temporary Protected Status Program
July 31, 1995 (PDF) Extension of Designation of Somalia Under Temporary Protected Status Program

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Country Date Title
Sudan September 2, 2014 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Sudan for Temporary Protected Status
January 3, 2013 (PDF) Extension and Redesignation of Sudan for Temporary Protected Status
October 13, 2011 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Sudan for Temporary Protected Status and Automatic Extension of Employment Authorization Documentation for Sudanese TPS Beneficiaries;
Dec 31, 2009 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Sudan for Temporary Protected Status
Aug 14, 2008 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Sudan for Temporary Protected Status; Automatic Extension of Employment Authorization Documentation for Sudanese TPS Beneficiaries
March 8, 2007 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Sudan for Temporary Protected Status: Automatic Extension of Employment Authorization Documentation for Sudanese TPS Beneficiaries
September 2, 2005 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Sudan for Temporary Protected Status; Extension of Employment Authorization Documentation for Eligible TPS Beneficiaries;
October 7, 2004 (PDF) Extension and Re-Designation of Sudan for Temporary Protected Status
September 3, 2003 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Sudan Under Temporary Protected Status Program
August 30, 2002 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Sudan Under the Temporary Protected Status Program
August 31, 2001 (PDF) Extension of the Designation of Sudan Under the Temporary Protected Status Program - Notice
November 9, 2000 (PDF) Extension of Designation of Sudan Under the Temporary Protected Status Program
November 9, 1999 (PDF) Extension and Redesignation of Sudan Under Temporary Protected Status Program - Notice
November 3, 1998 (PDF) Extension of Designation of Sudan Under Temporary Protected Status Program
November 10, 1997 (PDF) Designation of Sudan Under Temporary Protected Status Program - Correction
November 4, 1997 (PDF) Designation of Sudan Under Temporary Protected Status Program

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Country Date Title
South Sudan September 2, 2014 (PDF) Extension and Redesignation of South Sudan for Temporary Protected Status
January 9, 2013 (PDF) Extension and Redesignation of South Sudan for Temporary Protected Status;
October 13, 2011 (PDF) Designation of Republic of South Sudan for Temporary Protected Status;

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Country Date Title
Syria January 05, 2015 (PDF) Extension and Redesignation of the Syrian Arab Republic for Temporary Protected Status
June 17, 2013 (PDF) Extension and Redesignation of Syria for Temporary Protected Status
March 29, 2012 (PDF) Designation of Syrian Arab Republic for Temporary Protected Status

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Updated August 26, 2015