U.S. Offers Temporary Protected Status to Afghans

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced this week that foreign nationals from Afghanistan who have been living in the U.S. since March 15, 2022, are eligible for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months. The designation of Afghanistan for TPS is...

U.S. Offers Temporary Protected Status to Ukrainians

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced today that Ukrainians living in the U.S. since March 1 will be eligible for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months due to the humanitarian crisis caused by the Russian invasion. The TPS program provides...

DHS Expands Degree Fields Eligible for STEM OPT

On January 21, 2022, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) published an updated list of STEM Designated Degree Programs. This updated added 22 new programs that are considered part of the STEM fields—science, technology,...