What is TPS?

Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is a program that allows migrants from qualifying unsafe countries the right to live and work in the United States for a temporary, but extendable, period of time.

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for TPS, you must:

  • Be a national of a country designated for TPS
  • Have been continuously physically present in the United States since the effective date of the most recent designation date of your country
  • Have been continuously residing in the United States since the date specified for your country