The Secretary of Homeland Security recently announced that beneficiaries of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) from Honduras and Nicaragua may now extend their protected status for an additional 18 months.
The TPS prevents the deportation of roughly 83,349 Hondurans and 4,275 Nicaraguans. The U.S. initially granted protection to hundreds of thousands in Honduras and Nicaragua in 1998 following a catastrophic hurricane.
This is the twelfth time that the USCIS has renewed the TPS extension so far. Read the rest »