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TPS is a temporary benefit that does not lead to lawful permanent resident status or give any other immigration status. But the beneficiaries of TPS:
If you are granted TPS, you cannot be detained by DHS based on your immigration status in the United States.
Listed are some of the countries that currently have TPS designation:
To be eligible for TPS, you must:
You may NOT be eligible for TPS or to maintain your existing TPS if you:
Once you are granted TPS, you must re-register during each re-registration period to maintain TPS benefits. This applies to all TPS beneficiaries, including those who were initially granted by USCIS, an Immigration Judge, or the BIA.
Late Re-Registration for TPS
USCIS may accept a late re-registration application with a showing of good cause for filing late. It is important to note that if you file your TPS re-registration application late, processing may be delayed and can lead to gaps in your work authorization.
Late Initial Filing for TPS
You can apply for TPS for the first time during an extension of your country’s TPS designation period. If you qualify to file your initial TPS application late, you must still independently meet all the TPS eligibility requirements listed in the Eligibility section above.
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