Roundup of the latest USCIS announcements for September 2019.
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U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced Monday, September 23rd that individuals from Syria with temporary protected status (TPS) must complete re-registration between September 23rd and November 22nd, 2019.
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On January 27th, 2019, President Trump signed “Executive Order Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States” which changed many aspects of the U.S. immigration system.
On December 18th, 2015, President Obama signed the “Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of 2015” into law. Then, on January 21st, 2016, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of State (DOS) announced that they would begin implementing the changes to the Visa Waiver Program (VWP).
From U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services: “USCIS has reviewed the current conditions in Syria this last year. Due to the ongoing armed conflict and extraordinary and temporary conditions in Syria that prevent its nationals from returning in safety, the Department of Homeland Security has redesignated Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and extended the existing TPS designation for the country from April 1, 2015, through Sept. 30, 2016.