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TPS for Haiti: Why You Should Apply

As most people in Boston's Haitian community know by now, Haitian nationals who are now in the U.S. may apply for Temporary Protective Status or TPS to avoid deportation from the U.S. and to obtain a work permit, i.e., employment authorization. Applications for TPS are filed on Form I-821 and must be received by the cut-off deadline of July 20, 2010. TPS is a generous benefit. Consider the following: A final order of deportation or removal will not disqualify you for TPS as a Haitian; As a Haitian, you may qualify for TPS even if you are out of status or have overstayed your visa; and If you entered the U.S. without inspection, you may still apply for TPS as a Haitian. READ MORE