BROOKLYN — To assist some Haitian asylum seekers who wrestle to pay for Short-term Protected Standing (TPS) software charges, a nonprofit group in East Flatbush has teamed up with metropolis officers to assist them free of charge, by means of January 2022.
“There are extra folks making use of than earlier than, due to the earthquake,” stated Porez Luxama, govt director of the nonprofit Life of Hope Center, about boundaries to making use of.
An extra 100,000 Haitians turned eligible for TPS this summer season after the Biden administration prolonged eligibility to any undocumented Haitian particular person dwelling within the U.S. by means of July 29. The transfer got here weeks after the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse. Then, got here the Aug. 14 earthquake in Haiti that killed at the very least 2,200 folks.
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