DHS Announces TPS Status for Burmese and Haitian Nationals

The United States Customs and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that it is allowing Burmese and Haitian nationals to apply for Temporary Protected Status (TPS). These nationals, if they meet the specified criteria, will be able to legally reside within the United States so long as they have TPS. However, anyone in the U.S. who hails from Myanmar (the modern name for Burma) or Haiti must apply before the 180 day application window ends, or else miss out on their opportunity. Continue reading “DHS Announces TPS Status for Burmese and Haitian Nationals”

Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Venezuelan Nationals

The Secretary of Homeland Security, Alejandro Mayorkas, recently announced that Venezuelans living in the U.S. continuously since March 18, 2021, will be eligible for Temporary Protected Status (TPS).   This will enable them to apply for Employment Authorization, and will allow them to remain in the U.S. for eighteen (18) months- until September 2022.

Each applicant must submit the application for TPS on Form I-821 with supporting documents such as: Continue reading “Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Venezuelan Nationals”