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Haitians on TPS: Re-register by November 30!

USCIS is urging all Haitians present in the United States on Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to re-register by November 30, 2012.  Failure to do so may result in loss of TPS status.  You can read the press release here.  Don’t delay – register today.

November 28th, 2012 Posted by | immigration law, tps | no comments

Somalia TPS Re-Registration

USCIS announces here that conditions prompting Somalia’s designation for TPS continue to be met and the individuals must re-register during the period from November 2, 2010 through January 3, 2011.  A useful grid on who needs to do what is here.

November 2nd, 2010 Posted by | tps | no comments

USCIS Issues Incorrect EADs to Haitian TPS Beneficiaries

USCIS mistakenly created several hundred EADs for Haitian TPS beneficiaries with the incorrect expiration date of July 22, 2010.  The correct date should be July 22, 2011.  USCIS will automatically issue corrected EADs to those affected.  They advise you are not required to file an I-765 Application for Employment Authorization.

June 4th, 2010 Posted by | tps | no comments

What TPS for Haitians is and is not

An article in the Christian Science Monitor clarifies exactly what Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is.  I agree with the author — the United States is the leading western hemisphere democracy and in the best shape to assist with the unfolding humanitarian crisis gripping Haiti right now.  TPS is one of many tools at our disposal.  Here’s a link to the article.

February 3rd, 2010 Posted by | tps | no comments

Haiti Designated TPS!

Great news from DHS – Secretary Napolitano has designated Haiti Temporary Protected Status (TPS).  Here’s a link to the press release at the DHS web site.

January 15th, 2010 Posted by | tps | no comments

TPS Extended for Nationals of Honduras, El Salvador & Nicaragua

September 26 was a big day for TPS at USCIS.  Here are the documents:

September 29th, 2008 Posted by | tps | no comments