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Haitian TPS Re-Registration Extended

CIS added more days changing the deadline from November 30, 2012 to January 29, 2013 for Haitians to register again for an extension of TPS. Haitians in Those in the US from Haiti that were previously found qualified for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) may extend their TPS status for another year and a half. The extension to re-file for TPS stems from to Hurricane Sandy's impact on several neighborhoods where Haitians live in the US, Re-registration had closed on November 30, 2012, but with this extension, applications are permitted through close of day the twenty-ninth of January 2013.

It is encouraged that Haitians file as quickly as permitted. Filings from eligible individuals, mostly from Haitians, that were submitted beyond the close of the initial filing period on the thirtieth of November 2012 are being accepted by CIS. A word of caution as CIS does not specifically note if the applications that had been filed late are accepted of if they need to be re-filed. Repeat, the suspense date for all re-registration application is prior to January 30, 2013.

Only those eligible to re-register are qualified estimates are that there are about sixty thousand Haitians that fit the program. Note any Haitians that arrived in the US after the twelfth of January 2011 are not qualified.