TPS EXTENDED FOR HONDURAS


WASHINGTON- Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson has extended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for eligible Hondurans for an additional 18 months from July 6, 2016 through January 5, 2018. TPS was first designated for Honduras on January 5, 1999.

People with TPS are authorized to live and work in the United States and may not be removed or deported while they continue to meet the requirements of TPS. TPS beneficiaries may also be granted travel authorization as a matter of discretion. A grant of TPS does not result in or lead to lawful permanent resident status.

The United States initially designated certain Hondurans eligible for TPS in January 1999 after Hurricane Mitch struck Honduras in 1998.

WHEN TO FILE:

To extend your current TPS, you must re-register during the 60-day period from May 16 - July 15, 2016.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

Honduran nationals, and those who last habitually resided in Honduras, and who currently hold valid TPS may re-register during this 60-day period. Hondurans who continuously resided in the U.S. since December 30, 1998 and who have been continuously present in the U.S. since January 5, 1999, may be eligible to receive TPS.

Additionally, in limited situations, USCIS may grant TPS to Hondurans who file their initial applications late if certain conditions are met. See, uscis.gov/tps for more information.

TO RE-REGISTER:

Current Honduran TPS beneficiaries must re-register during the 60-day period from

May 16 - July 15, 2016. The 18-month extension allows TPS re-registrants to apply for a new Employment Authorization Document (EAD). Those who re-register during this 60-day period will receive automatic extensions of their current EADs valid to January 5, 2017 while they are waiting for their new EAD which will be valid to January 5, 2018.

PROOF OF AUTOMATIC EXTENSION OF WORK CARDS WITH EXPIRATION DATES OF JULY 5, 2016:

To prove that your EAD or work card is automatically extended, show your employer or government agencies the following:

1) Your TPS work card with July 5, 2016 expiration date, and

2) A copy of the Federal Register notice announcing the automatic extension.

WHAT TO SUBMIT TO USCIS?

1) Form I-821, Application for Temporary Protected Status (re-registrants do not need to pay the Form I-821 application fee);

2) Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization, regardless of whether or not you want an EAD;

3) The Form I-765 application fee (or a fee waiver request*) if an EAD is requested, and

4) The biometric service fee (or a fee waiver*) if over age 14.

* Fee waiver requests are filed on Form I-912 with applicable evidence of financial need.

Feel free to call or email Brenman Immigration Law Firm at 919-932-4593 or

info@visas-us.com if you have questions or need additional information.

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