Temporary Protected Status (TPS) extended for Honduras

On October 16, 2014 the government announced it was extendin Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for eligible nationals of Honduras for an additional 18 months, effective Jan. 6, 2015, through July 5, 2016.

If you currently have TPS from Honduras you must re-register during the 60-day re-registration period from Oct. 16, 2014 through Dec. 15, 2014. The 18-month extension allows TPS re-registrants to apply for a new Employment Authorization Document (EAD) which will be valid until July 5, 2016.

To re-register, current TPS beneficiaries must submit Form I-821, Application for Temporary Protected Status. Re-registrants must pay abiometric services fee of $85 or submit a fee-waiver request if they are age 14 or older.

To obtain a work permit, TPS re-registrants must submit Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization. TPS re-registrants requesting an EAD must submit the Form I-765 application fee of $380 or a fee-waiver request.