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Burke Costanza & Carberry LLP your smart choice for lawyers in Northwest Indiana. Our full-service law firm has offices in Merrillville and Valparaiso Indiana as well as one in Chicago Illinois. At BCC, our lawyers pride themselves on being able to provide a wide range of legal services to our clients, who benefit from the depth and experience we provide from top to bottom.

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Burke Costanza & Carberry LLP is a well-rounded firm with strong roots in Northwest Indiana that is focused primarily on our lawyers providing clients with the highest quality legal service in a broad range of practice areas.

Extension and Redesignation of Syria for TPS

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Extension and Redesignation of Syria for TPS

Dana Rifai

Temporary Protected Status has been extended for Syrian nationals with an existing designation for 18 months from October 1, 2013 to March 31, 2015, and the Department of Homeland Security is redesignating Syria for TPS for those continuously residing in the U.S. since June 17, 2013 for the same 18 month time period.

For individuals with existing TPS granted under the original Syria designation, the 60-day reregistration period runs from June 17, 2013 through August 16, 2013.  Syrian nationals who currently do not have TPS (or an initial TPS application pending) may submit an initial application during the 180-day initial registration period that runs from June 17, 2013 through December 16, 2013.

DHS has also extended Employment Authorization Documents for F-1 nonimmigrant students from Syria from June 17, 2013 through March 31, 2015.

 For more information on TPS for Syria or the TPS application process, please contact us