The Department of Homeland Security has extended its designation of Haiti for TPS for 18 months. The extension will begin on July 23, 2014 and last through January 22, 2016. The 60-day re-registration period for those who currently have TPS began on March 3, 2014 and will end on May 2, 2014. Those who are eligible and timely re-register will be granted an EAD with an expiration date of January 22, 2016. In addition, the agency will automatically extend the validity of current EADs for six months, through January 22, 2015, for those who timely re-register.
Asylum, Refugee and Other Humanitarian Relief
By Bradley Jenkins
By Allison Posner
On January 16, 2014, USCIS’s Nebraska Service Center (NSC) held a stakeholder engagement on issues related to processing of refugee and asylee petitions. Select questions and answers from the teleconference are below. Please note that this teleconference was part of a series of informal monthly stakeholder calls held by the NSC. If you wish to participate in the monthly calls, email CEO.NSC2@USCIS.DHS.GOV with your contact information, and you will be added to the center’s mailing list.
By Allison Posner
The following are the unofficial minutes from a teleconference with the Nebraska Service center on February 13, 2014. Please note that this teleconference was part of a series of informal monthly stakeholder calls held by the NSC. If you wish to participate in the monthly calls, email CEO.NSC2@USCIS.DHS.GOV with your contact information, and you will be added to the center’s mailing list.
By Ilissa Mira
BIA Addresses Asylum Grant as Admission
By Susan Schreiber
Held September 26th, 2013
USCIS may grant humanitarian parole to individuals to come to the U.S. for a temporary period of time because of emergency or humanitarian reasons. Who is eligible to apply? How is the application submitted?
What if your asylee client has an error on his/her I-94 card? Do you know how to get it corrected? What if Social Security won’t issue your asylee client a card? What if an employer demands documentation from your asylee client that he or she doesn’t have? Documentation problems can impede asylees’ employment, access to public benefits, and integration.
In 2000-2001, CLINIC published a series of reports on immigration issues based on numerous case studies. These are not current reports.
The reports identify, track, and examine the impact of our nation's laws and immigration policies on at-risk immigrants. They illustrate particularly compelling problems faced by immigrants, clear explanations of the law at the root of such problems, and other research.