On Friday, May 22, DHS announced a new 18-month designation of Haiti for TPS.
What is the Impact?
- Haitian nationals and individuals without nationality who last resided in Haiti and currently residing in the United States as of May 21, 2021, may file initial applications for TPS.
- Haiti’s 18-month designation will go into effect on the publication date of the Federal Register, which is expected to shortly.
- Existing TPS beneficiaries retain their TPS and TPS-related documents through October 4, 2021. These beneficiaries are also eligible to apply under the new designation of Haiti to receive TPS for the entire 18-month period that will be described in the soon-to-be published Federal Register notice.
- Applicants may also be eligible to apply for TPS-related Employment Authorization Documents (EADs) and for travel authorization.
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