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Temporary Protected Status Granted to Haitians

On January 15, 2010, the DHS Secretary granted Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to Haitians in the U.S. as of January 12, 2010. TPS will allow eligible Haitians to continue working and living in the U.S. for the next 18 months. Those who attempt to travel to the U.S. after January 12, 2010 will not be eligible for TPS and will be repatriated.