Biden administration further expands temporary protected
Grant Protected Immigration Status. Biden Administration grant protected immigration status to redesignate TPS for Nicaragua amid pressure from immigrant advocates and Democratic lawmakers. It’s unclear when DHS would roll out the policy, and plans are subject to change before final approval. The White House and DHS declined to comment. TPS is a temporary benefit that does not lead to lawful permanent resident status or give any other status. However, registration for TPS does not prevent you from: Applying for non migrant status. Filing for adjustment of status based on an immigrant petition. Today, nearly 355,000 TPS holders live in the country. You cannot obtain a green card directly through TPS. However, you can separately apply to become a lawful permanent resident.