Syrian individuals who are in the US can apply for Temporary Protected Status during a period between 3/29/2012 and 9/25/2012.
The USCIS will be holding a teleconference on 5/8/2012 from 1pm to 2:30pm to discuss who is eligible.
Individuals who get TPS can obtain work authorization to remain in the US. If you would like to join the conversation you should email Public.Engagement@uscis.dhs.gov and write in "TPS Syria" in the subject line of your email. The call-in number is 1-888-324-9682. If you are calling from abroad you should call 1-212-547-0287 (passcode: Syria).
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