This week, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services announced that individuals who have Temporary Protected Status for Honduras will be able to begin the process of re-registration to secure their status. If an individual is currently protected under this designation and wishes to lawfully remain in the United States, it is important that they are sure to re-register before August 6, 2018. Those who do re-register for Temporary Protected Status will be protected until the current termination date of January 5, 2020.
If an individual does wish to re-register, they must submit the Application for Temporary Protected Status, which is Form I-821. It is also important to note that if an individual who intends on maintaining their protected status and wishes to continue working in the United States, they will have to make sure to request a new Employment Authorization Document, which can be done by filing Form I-765.
It is very important to be aware that not everyone who re-registers for Temporary Protected Status will be able to receive their new Employment Authorization Documents before their current ones expire. As a result, the USCIS has automatically extended all Employment Authorization Documents through January 1, 2019.
If any individuals who are currently protected under TPS for Honduras have questions about TPS termination or how to re-register, they should consult with an experienced immigration attorney regarding their status.
John Sesini is an experienced immigration attorney with offices in Green Bay and Milwaukee Wisconsin. If you have any questions regarding immigration law matters, please contact the Sesini Law Group, S.C. and schedule your initial consultation with our firm today.