Temporary Protected Standing for Haiti Extended for Six Months
WASHINGTON– Assistant of Homeland Protection John F. Kelly has actually prolonged Temporary Protected Standing(TPS)for eligible nationals of Haiti( as well as eligible people without citizenship who last repeatedly resided in Haiti)with Jan. 22, 2018. After speaking with the suitable U.S. government agencies and also examining country problems, Assistant Kelly has established that a minimal, six-month extension is necessitated. Although Haiti has actually made significant development in recouping from the January 2010 earthquake that motivated its classification, conditions in Haiti supporting its classification continue to be satisfied right now.
Current recipients of Haiti’s TPS classification looking for to extend their TPS must re-register by July 24, 2017. TPS recipients that re-register could request a brand-new Work Authorization Paper(EAD). Those that re-register and ask for a new EAD throughout the 60-day re-registration duration could obtain an automatic expansion of their expiring EAD for as much as 180 days from the day their existing EAD runs out. Present EADs will certainly not be instantly prolonged without a new EAD request. If a recipient’s EAD request is approved, they will receive a new EAD with an expiry date of Jan. 22, 2018. TPS recipients are strongly motivated to re-register and also file their EAD applications as early as feasible to stay clear of lapses in the documents of employment permission.
During this six-month expansion, recipients are motivated to get ready for their go back to Haiti in case Haiti’s designation is not prolonged once again, consisting of requesting updated travel documents from the government of Haiti. A minimum of 60 days prior to Jan. 22, 2018, Assistant Kelly will re-evaluate the classification for Haiti and will identify whether another expansion, a redesignation, or a termination is necessitated, completely compliance with the Immigration and Citizenship Act. The classification of TPS was intended by Congress to be short-lived, as well as the Assistant will totally re-evaluate the nation problems to determine whether Haiti’s TPS classification must continue.
To re-register, existing TPS recipients should submit: · Type I-821, Application for Temporary Protected Status (Re-registrants do not need to pay the Type I-821 application cost). · The biometric services fee(or a fee-waiver demand)if they are 14 years old or older.
· Type I-765, Application for Employment Authorization, despite whether they desire an EAD.< p style =”margin-top: 0.8 em; margin-bottom: 0.8 em; margin-left: 38.9 pt; font-family: source_sans_pro_regular,”Source Sans Pro”, Arial, sans-serif;font-size: 14px;”> · The Kind I-765 application charge or a fee-waiver demand, but only if they desire an EAD. If the re-registrant does not want an EAD, no Kind I-765 application fee is called for. Candidates may ask for that USCIS waive the Kind I-765 application
fee and/or biometric service charges based on a failure to pay. To do so, applicants need to submit< a href =”http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis/menuitem.5af9bb95919f35e66f614176543f6d1a/?vgnextoid=4c30003cf147c210VgnVCM100000082ca60aRCRD&vgnextchannel=6ca66d26d17df110VgnVCM1000004718190aRCRD” design=”shade: rgb(153, 0, 102); “> Type I-912, Request for Fee Waiver, or send a written request. Fee-waiver requests have to be accompanied by supporting documentation. USCIS will certainly deny the TPS application of any applicant that cannot submit the required declaring fees or an effectively recorded fee-waiver demand. Added information about TPS for Haiti, consisting of advice on eligibility, the application procedure and where to file, is readily available online at uscis.gov/ tps. Further information about this extension of TPS for Haiti, including the application requirements and procedures, show up in a Federal Register notice released today.
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