Temporary Protected Status Designation for Nepal Announced

25 Jun 2015

The Department of Homeland Security announced that Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is now offered to eligible nationals of Nepal living in the United States due to the earthquake of April 15, 2015. The TPS designation for Nepali, including nationals and people without nationality that permanently resided in Nepal, is effective June 24, 2015 through December 24, 2016.

The registration period will last 180 days, beginning June 24, 2015 and ending December 21, 2015. Applicants must satisfy all eligibility criteria as outlined by the USCIS, including current residence in the United States and required security checks. Full details about eligibility and application for this designation are available at www.uscis.gov/tps.