Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI)

CUI Registry: Immigration-Temporary Protected Status


Category-Subcategory: Immigration-Temporary Protected Status
Category Description:

Related to admission of non-US citizens into the United States and applications for temporary and permanent residency.

Subcategory Description: Related to findings that conditions in a given country pose a danger to personal safety due to ongoing armed conflict or an environmental disaster and persons should receive special temporary status to remain in the United States.
Marking: PROT




  • Whether CUI is Basic or Specified is determined by the applicable Safeguarding and/or Dissemination Authority for that CUI.
  • Each "Safeguarding and/or Dissemination Authority" citation links to the statute, regulation or government-wide policy authorizing the control of that information as CUI.
  • Each "Sanctions" authority links to the statute, regulation or government-wide policy that includes penalties for CUI misuse of CUI for the associated "Safeguarding and/or Dissemination Authority" on the same line.


Safeguarding and/or Dissemination Authority Basic or
8 USC 1254a(c)(6) Basic  
8 CFR 244.16 Basic  



Authority links are updated based on regular re-publication of the United States Code and Code of Federal Regulations, and the CUI Registry maintenance schedule.