Haitians residing in the US via Nov. 6 can now apply for Non permanent Protected Standing (TPS) and designates from July 2022 who had already been granted the federal immigration standing may have it prolonged via 2024, the Division of Homeland Safety stated on Monday.
Greater than 100,000 Haitians stand to profit from the up to date coverage that Secretary of Homeland Safety Alejandro N. Mayorkas announced Dec. 5, in line with immigration advocates and politicians. Amongst these potential beneficiaries are these Haitian immigrants who entered the U.S. in fall 2021 via Del Rio, Texas, crossing as non permanent parolees or in search of asylum.
“This can be a momentous win for the Haitian neighborhood,” stated Guerline Jozef, Government Director of The Haitian Bridge Alliance, a San Diego-based group that led advocacy for the coverage change on behalf of Haitian immigrants.
Biden administration extends TPS 18 months for these in July 2022 designation and expands protection for newer arrivals up via November 6, 2022.
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