USCIS Publishes New Edition of Form I-821, Application for Temporary Protected Status (10/19/17 Edition)

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In important news for applicants for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and current beneficiaries, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it has published a new edition of the Form I-821, Application for Temporary Protected Status.

The new edition of the Form I-821 is dated 10/19/17. Until December 30, 2017, applicants may use the new edition, the 12/23/16 edition, or the 02/20/14 edition. However, starting on December 30, USCIS will only accept the new 10/19/17 edition of the Form I-821. It is important for applicants and attorneys to ensure that the correct edition of the Form I-821 is being used.

Form I-821

The Form I-821, and all other USCIS forms, may be retrieved from the USCIS website. The USCIS website includes all current editions of forms and information and form updates.

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