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TPS Extended for Haiti

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Temporary Protected Status (“TPS”) has been extended for Haiti for an additional 18 months.  The extension is effective January 23, 2016 through July 22, 2017.  Haiti was initially designated for TPS after a major earthquake that occurred on January 21, 2010.  The Department of Homeland Security and other federal agencies have determined that the current […]

TPS Extended for Haiti

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US Citizenship and Immigration Services recently announced an extension of Temporary Protected Status for Haiti: Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano has extended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haiti for an additional 18 months. Secretary Napolitano is also extending the suspension of certain requirements for F-1 nonimmigrant Haitian students. The extension of TPS for Haiti […]

18-Month Extension and Re-designation of Haiti for Temporary Protected Status

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This notice announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) is both extending the existing designation of Haiti for temporary protected status (TPS) for 18 months from July 23, 2011 through January 22, 2013, and redesignating Haiti for TPS for 18 months, effective July 23, 2011 through January 22, 2013. The extension allows current eligible […]

HELP HAITI ACT OF 2010 – IMPLEMENTED ON DECEMBER 9, 2010

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The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has implemented the Help HAITI Act of 2010 in order to give legal permanent resident status to Haitian orphans who were paroled into the US under the Haitian Orphan Parole Program after January 12, 2010.    A special humanitarian parole policy was implemented on December 9, for […]

Haitian Deportee Allowed to Return to the U.S. to Rejoin Wife and Children

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“After being separated from his U.S. citizen wife and his two young U.S. citizen sons for the past two and a half years, a client of the Post-Deportation Human Rights Project (PDHRP) at Boston College will now be able to rejoin his family in Massachusetts. The Project’s Director, Professor Daniel Kanstroom, describes this as “a […]