The Office of New Americans of Miami-Dade is hosting FREE monthly 3-day Virtual TPS Clinic in partnership with Catholic Legal Services, Family Action Network Movement (FAMN), Americans for Immigrant Justice, American Immigration Lawyers Association - South Florida Chapter, HIAS, Sant La, ABA Commission on Immigration, Venezuelan American Alliance, Hispanic Unity of Florida, the Venezuelan Embassy, and the Florida Immigrant Coalition.
Over the course of 3 days, we will be assisting clients complete their TPS application. Event sponsorship is available.
For questions reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Make appointment by phone call:
305-573-1106;1109 for English & Spanish
305-573-1106;1180 for English & Creole
Register in-person at Sant La Neighborhood Center or FAMN.
Information on the application for Temporary Protected Status (TPS)
Who qualifies to apply?
If you are a citizen of a TPS-designated country (Haiti, Venezuela, etc.) living in the US and do not have permanent immigration status, you may be eligible to apply for Temporary Protected Status (TPS). This would allow you to legally live and work in the US and apply for a Social Security Number as long as your home country is designated as a TPS country. It is valid for 18 months at a time.
The TPS registration period for Haitian citizens is open from July 29, 2021 to February 3, 2023. If you are from Haiti, you would not be eligible for TPS if:
The TPS registration period for Venezuela citizens is open from March 9, 2021 to September 9, 2022. If you are from Venezuela, you would not be eligible for TPS if:
What documents and forms will be needed to apply for TPS?
To apply for TPS, you will need to show three things:
To apply for TPS, you will need:
If you have an asylum case or a court case:
We advise that you seek the help of an attorney regarding your case, https://www.ailalawyer.com/
If you have ever interacted with the police you will need to obtain any records related to the interaction. You will also need to speak with an attorney to confirm that you are not disqualified from applying for TPS and / or if you need to obtain a waiver.
The registration period for our January clinic is now over. In order to register for our next clinic, please go to: https://bit.ly/TPSClinic2022
Family members need to register separately.
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