Biden administration extends deportation relief for Haitian immigrants, allows new applications

CBS News, By Camilo Montoya-Galvez, May  22, 2021 The Biden administration on Saturday announced it will extend deportation protections and work permits for 54,000 Haitian immigrants living in the U.S. with Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and allow hundreds of thousands of other eligible Haitians to request relief. Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said he will … Read more

Secretary Mayorkas Designates Haiti for Temporary Protected Status for 18 Months

New Designation Allows Eligible Haitians to Apply for TPS and Employment Authorization Homeland Security, May 22, 2021 WASHINGTON – Today, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas announced a new 18-month designation of Haiti for Temporary Protected Status (TPS). This new TPS designation enables Haitian nationals (and individuals without nationality who last resided in Haiti) … Read more

Biden administration grants protected status to thousands of Haitian migrants

The Washington Post, By Nick Miroff, May 22, 2021 The Biden administration will grant a form of provisional residency known as temporary protected status to tens of thousands of Haitian migrants living in the United States without legal status, the Department of Homeland Security announced Saturday, citing worsening conditions in the Caribbean nation. Haitians granted protected … Read more