Temporary Protected Status for Haiti Extended for Six Months
WASHINGTON– Assistant of Homeland Safety and security John F. Kelly has extended Temporary Protected Status(TPS)for qualified nationals of Haiti( as well as qualified individuals without nationality who last habitually lived in Haiti)through Jan. 22, 2018. After consulting with the appropriate U.S. government firms and also evaluating nation problems, Secretary Kelly has actually established that a restricted, six-month expansion is necessitated. Although Haiti has actually made significant progression in recovering from the January 2010 earthquake that prompted its designation, conditions in Haiti sustaining its classification remain to be satisfied right now.
Existing beneficiaries of Haiti’s TPS designation looking for to extend their TPS should re-register by July 24, 2017. TPS beneficiaries that re-register may ask for a brand-new Work Consent File(EAD). Those that re-register and request a brand-new EAD throughout the 60-day re-registration period might obtain an automated expansion of their expiring EAD for approximately 180 days from the date their existing EAD expires. Present EADs will certainly not be instantly expanded without a brand-new EAD demand. If a recipient’s EAD demand is accepted, they will certainly receive a brand-new EAD with an expiry day of Jan. 22, 2018. TPS beneficiaries are highly motivated to re-register and also file their EAD applications as early as possible to stay clear of gaps in the documents of work authorization.
During this six-month expansion, recipients are encouraged to get ready for their return to Haiti in case Haiti’s classification is not expanded once again, consisting of asking for updated traveling files from the government of Haiti. A minimum of 60 days prior to Jan. 22, 2018, Assistant Kelly will re-evaluate the designation for Haiti as well as will certainly determine whether another extension, a redesignation, or a termination is necessitated, completely compliance with the Migration and also Citizenship Act. The designation of TPS was meant by Congress to be momentary, as well as the Assistant will completely re-evaluate the nation conditions to establish whether Haiti’s TPS designation need to continue.
To re-register, existing TPS beneficiaries have to submit: · Type I-821, Application for Temporary Protected Standing (Re-registrants do not should pay the Kind I-821 application charge). · The biometric service charges(or a fee-waiver demand)if they are 14 years of ages or older.
· Form I-765, Application for Work Authorization, regardless of 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 Kind I-765 application charge or a fee-waiver request, however just if they desire an EAD. If the re-registrant does not desire an EAD, no Type I-765 application charge is required. Applicants could ask for that USCIS forgo the Kind I-765 application
fee and/or biometric services fee based on a lack of ability to pay. To do so, candidates must submit< a href =”http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis/menuitem.5af9bb95919f35e66f614176543f6d1a/?vgnextoid=4c30003cf147c210VgnVCM100000082ca60aRCRD&vgnextchannel=6ca66d26d17df110VgnVCM1000004718190aRCRD” design=”shade: rgb(153, 0, 102); “> Kind I-912, Ask for Cost Waiver, or submit a written demand. Fee-waiver demands must be accompanied by sustaining paperwork. USCIS will certainly decline the TPS application of any type of applicant that fails to send the called for filing charges or an appropriately documented fee-waiver demand. Additional information regarding TPS for Haiti, including advice on eligibility, the application procedure and also where to file, is offered online at uscis.gov/ tps. More information about this expansion of TPS for Haiti, consisting of the application requirements as well as treatments, appear in a Federal Register see published today.
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