From USCIS: Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson has extended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for eligible nationals of Honduras for an additional 18 months, effective Jan. 6, 2015, through July 5, 2016.
TPS Honduras beneficiaries seeking to extend their TPS must re-register
during the 60-day re-registration period that runs from Oct. 16, 2014
through Dec. 15, 2014. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
encourages beneficiaries to re-register as soon as possible once the
60-day re-registration period begins. USCIS will not accept applications
before Oct. 16, 2014.
The 18-month extension also allows TPS
re-registrants to apply for a new Employment Authorization Document
(EAD). Eligible TPS Honduras beneficiaries (or persons without
nationality who last habitually resided in Honduras) who re-register
during the 60-day period and request a new EAD will receive one with an
expiration date of July 5, 2016.
To re-register, current TPS beneficiaries must submit Form I-821, Application for Temporary Protected Status.
Re-registrants do not need to pay the Form I-821 application fee, but
they must submit the biometric services fee (or a fee-waiver request) if
they are age 14 or older. All TPS re-registrants must also submit Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization.
TPS re-registrants requesting an EAD must submit the Form I-765
application fee or a fee-waiver request. If the re-registrant does not
want an EAD, no application fee is required.
request that USCIS waive the Form I-765 application fee or biometrics
fee based on an inability to pay by filing Form I-912, Request for Fee Waiver,
or by submitting a written request. Fee-waiver requests must be
accompanied by supporting documentation.
USCIS will reject the TPS
application of any applicant who fails to submit the required filing
fees or a properly documented fee-waiver request.
All USCIS forms are free. Applicants can download these forms from the USCIS website at www.uscis.gov/forms or request them by calling USCIS toll-free at 1-800-870-3676.
information on TPS for Honduras—including guidance on eligibility, the
application process and where to file—is available online at http://www.uscis.gov/tps.
Further details about this extension of Honduras for TPS, including
application requirements and procedures, are available in the Federal Register notice published today.
Applicants seeking information about the status of their individual cases can check My Case Status Online, or call the USCIS National Customer Service Center at 1-800-375-5283 (TTY 1-800-767-1833).