Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for citizens of Nepal
On June 24, 2015, the Department of Homeland Security designated Nepal for Temporary Protected Status (TPS). The designation is for 18 months, from June 24, 2015. Nepalese TPS beneficiaries have permission to remain in the U.S. for the duration, and may apply for employment & travel authorization.
Physically Present since June 24, 2015In order to qualify for TPS, you must remain physically present in the U.S. since June 24, 2015
TPS is available to Nepalese citizens, or those who are without nationality who last resided in Nepal.TPS status is available to both Nepalese citizens and anyone who does not have nationality, but last habitually resided in Nepal. However, certain convictions, grounds of inadmissibility, asylum bars rended a person ineligible for TPS. Therefore, contacting an immigration attorney is important to ensure you qualify for TPS.
Application for Temporary Protected StatusThe process requires the applicant to submit several forms, including Form I-821 and Form I-765. You will also be required to pay certain fees, up to $515.