i am applying for the tps granted to haiti because i am haitian and i was wondering if after it expired i will go bck with no status because ma visa expired or can i extend it and how can i get my green card thru TPS
Granting TPS to Haitians is a small silver lining in the devastation that is occurring in Haiti. I lived in Haiti in 1997 and this is just heartbreaking. I hope you and your family have been spared.
TPS will allow you to stay and work legally in the United States for as long as the US Congress will renew the status for Haitians. However, TPS alone will not lead to legal permanent residence. You can explore other options for obtaining legal permanent residence while you are on TPS.
If you have been here for more than 6 months without valid immigration status, you should talk to an immigration attorney before leaving the US for any reason. You may trigger a 3 or 10 year bar on returning to the US once you leave and then try to come back in.
Please be sure to file for TPS on time.
I strongly advise consulting with an immigration attorney before filing any papers with immigration, particularly if the person for whom you are filing has any past negative immigration or criminal history and is in the United States. There is always a risk of removal from the United States.
Good luck to you.
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