In this blog post, we close out the week with some important information for Afghani nationals seeking to apply for Temporary Protected Status under the TPS designation for Afghanistan. On Thursday, June 16, 2022, from 2 to 3 pm (ET) USCIS will be hosting a public engagement session discussing the TPS requirements for Afghanistan and answering your questions.
What will be discussed?
On March 16, 2022, the Secretary of Homeland Security announced the designation of TPS for Afghanistan for 18 months. This designation of TPS for Afghanistan allows nationals of Afghanistan and individuals having no nationality who last habitually resided in Afghanistan, who have continuously resided in the U.S. since March 15, 2022, to file initial applications for TPS.
The USCIS public engagement session will provide a general overview of the designation of TPS for Afghanistan and following the information session a question-and-answer session will take place.
While USCIS cannot answer case-specific questions, general questions about eligibility can be asked during the information session.
When will the session take place?
Thursday June 16, 2022, from 2-3 pm ET.
How can you register?
To register visit the registration page here.
- You will be asked to sign up for updates or to access subscriber preferences, please enter your email address and select “Submit”
- Select “Subscriber Preferences”
- Select the “Questions” tab
- Complete the questions and select “Submit.”
Once your registration is processed, you will receive a confirmation email with the details.
Questions about Afghanistan’s TPS designation, can be submitted by 4 p.m. Eastern on Friday, June 3, 2022, by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Please place “TPS Afghanistan” in the subject heading of your email.
Temporary Protected Status Designated Country: Afghanistan
|TPS Designated Through:||Nov. 20, 2023|
|Registration Period:||May 20, 2022 – Nov. 20, 2023|
|Continuous Residence in U.S. Since:||March 15, 2022|
|Continuous Physical Presence in U.S. Since:||May 20, 2022|
|TPS Designation Date:||May 20, 2022|
|Federal Register Notice Citation:||87 FR 30976|
For information about the TPS designation for Afghanistan please click here.
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