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TPS Is Effective Right Now!!

Temporary Protected Status (“TPS”) is a temporary immigration status given to nationals of certain countries experiencing problems that make it difficult or unsafe for them to be deported from the U.S. 

General legibility for TPS requires a person:

  1. Be a national of the designated foreign country,

  2. Be continuously physically present in the U.S. since the effective date, and

  3. Not be “inadmissible.”

To be “inadmissible” essentially means not having a significant criminal history.

The benefits of TPS status include no deportation, work authorization, and the opportunity to travel abroad (and re-enter the U.S.). Although TPS does not create a distinct path to a green card, it does not prevent those who are otherwise eligible for legal permanent residence to apply for a green card.

TPS designations are provided for 6, 12, and 18 months at a time but may be (and have been) extended for many years.

Those eligible must file an application and provide supporting evidence to USCIS.

TPS is a great opportunity for people who would like to remain in America; it should not be missed. It is the first step in a long-term immigration plan.

Contact us today, and we can help you begin your path to legal status in the United States.


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