TPS Registration Period Extended Through January 18, 2011

Initially, the 180-day registration period for nationals of Haiti was from Jan. 21 through July 20, 2010. This registration period is now being extended through Jan. 18, 2011.  The announcement was made on July 12, 2010.

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) previously published a Federal Register Notice on Jan. 21, 2010, announcing the TPS designation of Haiti for 18 months, from Jan. 21, 2010 through July 22, 2011. The designation applies only to Haitians who have continuously resided in the United States since Jan. 12, 2010; TPS will not be granted to Haitian nationals who first entered the United States after Jan. 12, 2010.

Final Day to Register: January 18, 2011
TPS Expiration Date:  July 22, 2011
TPS Designation Date:  January 21, 2010

The forms to register and re-register for TPS are:

  • Form I-821, Application for Temporary Protected Status
  • Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization

To register or re-register you must file both forms together, even if you do not want work authorization.

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