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Friday, December 24, 2010

Haitian nationals face deadline to register for protected status

A press release from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (also in French below):

USCIS Reminds Haitians to Register for Temporary Protected Status

WASHINGTON — U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) reminds Haitian nationals that the registration deadline for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is Jan. 18, 2011.

Haitian nationals who have continuously resided in the United States since Jan. 12, 2010, and who meet other TPS eligibility requirements, must file their applications for TPS no later than Jan. 18, 2011. The TPS designation for Haiti will remain in effect through July 22, 2011.

USCIS advises Haitian nationals to review their TPS application packages carefully. Details and procedures for applying for TPS are provided on the USCIS website and in the Federal Register notice announcing TPS for Haiti.

TPS forms are available on the USCIS website or by calling toll-free 1-800-870-3676. For additional information, applicants may also contact the USCIS National Customer Service Center at 1-800-375-5283.

For guidance and information on USCIS’s response to the earthquake in Haiti, please visit Applicants requesting a fee waiver must comply with the requirements described on USCIS’s Fee Waiver Guidance Web page.
For more information on USCIS and its programs, visit

USCIS veut rapeller a tous les citoyens d’Haiti que la date limite d’inscriptions pour le Statut de Protection Temporaire

WASHINGTON — U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) veut rapeller a tous les citoyens d’Haiti que la date limite d’inscriptions pour le Statut de Protection Temporaire (TPS) c’est le 18 janvier 2011.

Citoyens haïtiens qui était sans interruption aux Etats-Unis depuis le 12 janvier 2010 et ces qui se qualifient pour TPS avec les conditions de admissibilité, doivent déposer leur demandes de TPS avant le 18 janvier 2011.

USCIS exhorte aux citoyens haïtiens de revoir leurs dossiers de demande de TPS attentivement. Détails et filières pour demande TPS sont fournis sur le site et dans le Federal Register.

Pour trouver information supplémentaire sur la réponse de USCIS au tremblement en Haïti, visitez Les candidats en demandant d’une dispense des charges doivent être conformes aux exigences indiquées sur l’USCIS exemption des charges de page web d’orientation.

Pour information additionnel, visitez

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