Temporary Protected Standing for Haiti Extended for Six Months
WASHINGTON– Secretary of Homeland Safety John F. Kelly has actually prolonged Temporary Protected Condition(TPS)for eligible nationals of Haiti( and also qualified individuals without race that last repeatedly lived in Haiti)through Jan. 22, 2018. After talking to the suitable U.S. government agencies and assessing nation problems, Secretary Kelly has figured out that a restricted, six-month expansion is called for. Although Haiti has made considerable progress in recovering from the January 2010 quake that triggered its classification, problems in Haiti supporting its designation remain to be fulfilled at this time.
Current beneficiaries of Haiti’s TPS designation looking for to expand their TPS needs to re-register by July 24, 2017. TPS beneficiaries that re-register could request a brand-new Work Permission Record(EAD). Those who re-register and also ask for a brand-new EAD during the 60-day re-registration period could get an automated expansion of their running out EAD for approximately 180 days from the day their current EAD expires. Existing EADs will not be immediately expanded without a brand-new EAD request. If a recipient’s EAD request is authorized, they will certainly receive a brand-new EAD with an expiration day of Jan. 22, 2018. TPS beneficiaries are strongly urged to re-register and also file their EAD applications as early as feasible to avoid lapses in the documents of work authorization.
During this six-month expansion, beneficiaries are encouraged to plan for their return to Haiti in case Haiti’s designation is not expanded once more, consisting of requesting updated travel records from the government of Haiti. At least 60 days prior to Jan. 22, 2018, Assistant Kelly will re-evaluate the classification for Haiti as well as will certainly figure out whether one more expansion, a redesignation, or a termination is called for, in full compliance with the Immigration as well as Citizenship Act. The classification of TPS was meant by Congress to be short-term, as well as the Assistant will fully re-evaluate the nation problems to establish whether Haiti’s TPS classification should continue.
To re-register, present TPS recipients should send: · Type I-821, Application for Temporary Protected Standing (Re-registrants do not have to pay the Kind I-821 application cost). · The biometric service charges(or a fee-waiver request)if they are 14 years of ages or older.
· Type I-765, Application for Employment Authorization, despite whether they want an EAD.< p design =”margin-top: 0.8 em; margin-bottom: 0.8 em; margin-left: 38.9 pt; font-family: source_sans_pro_regular,”Resource Sans Pro”, Arial, sans-serif;font-size: 14px;”> · The Form I-765 application fee or a fee-waiver request, yet just if they want an EAD. If the re-registrant does not desire an EAD, no Type I-765 application fee is required. Candidates might ask for that USCIS forgo the Kind I-765 application
fee and/or biometric services fee based upon a failure to pay. To do so, applicants should submit< a href =”http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis/menuitem.5af9bb95919f35e66f614176543f6d1a/?vgnextoid=4c30003cf147c210VgnVCM100000082ca60aRCRD&vgnextchannel=6ca66d26d17df110VgnVCM1000004718190aRCRD” style=”color: rgb(153, 0, 102); “> Form I-912, Ask for Fee Waiver, or send a created demand. Fee-waiver requests must be come with by sustaining documentation. USCIS will certainly decline the TPS application of any type of applicant that cannot send the required filing charges or a properly recorded fee-waiver demand. Added info regarding TPS for Haiti, including guidance on eligibility, the application process and where to submit, is readily available online at uscis.gov/ tps. Additional information regarding this extension of TPS for Haiti, consisting of the application demands and also treatments, appear in a Federal Register notice published today.
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