Temporary Protected Status announced for Haiti

May 24, 2021

Good news: On May 22, 2021, the Biden Administration announced that immigrants from Haiti will be able to apply for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) in the United States!

Immigrants from Haiti who have been in the United States since May 21, 2021 can now apply for TPS. The U.S. government has not shared details yet, but you can check the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) website here for the most up-to-date information about TPS for Haiti.

TPS is a temporary immigration status provided to individuals from specific countries that are experiencing problems such as war or natural disasters. The U.S. government decides what countries should receive TPS. You can learn more about TPS on ASAP’s website here.

For more information and resources from the Asylum Seeker Advocacy Project (ASAP) visit our website.

Note: This information is for individuals seeking asylum in the U.S. and is not a substitute for advice from an attorney.

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