USCIS Announces 18-Month Designation of Syria for Temporary Protected Status

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Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano today announced that she will be designating Syria for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for a period of 18 months.
Next week, USCIS will post a Federal Register notice designating Syria for TPS and providing additional guidance on:

  • How to register for TPS;
  • Who is eligible to apply for TPS; and
  • When to begin filing TPS applications.

NOTE: The registration period has not yet opened!
Please continue to visit or call 1-800-375-5283 to obtain the latest information about filing for TPS and to learn more about the TPS application process.