How do you qualify for TPS in Venezuela?

Who is eligible for TPS Venezuela?

National of Venezuela or person without nationality who last habitually resided in Venezuela; Continuous residence in the U.S. since March 8, 2021; Continuous physical presence in U.S. since March 9, 2021; and Admissible to the U.S.- section 212(a) of the Immigration & Nationality Act.

How long does it take to get TPS approved for Venezuela?

Historically, between three and six months is the average processing time for a work permit through TPS.

What is the TPS program for Venezuelans?

Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is a temporary immigration status granted by the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to individuals who are unable to return home safely due civil war, natural disaster, or other conditions or circumstances preventing their return to their home country.

How much is TPS for Venezuelans?

What is the fee to apply for TPS?

Applicant Age Total
First time applicant and seeking work permit Younger than 14 $50
14-65 years old $545
66+ years old $135
First time applicant but NOT seeking work permit Younger than 14 $50

Who is not eligible for TPS?

No serious criminal record: If you have been convicted of a felony or two or more misdemeanors in the United States, you will be ineligible for TPS benefits or renewal.

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Can you travel to Venezuela with a TPS?

Can I travel internationally if I am on TPS? Yes, you may, by applying for advance parole along with work authorization and waiting for the approval of such authorization before traveling.

How much do you pay for TPS?

First-time TPS applicants must submit a $50 fee with their Form I-821. There is no Form I-821 fee for re-registration. Applicants age 14 and older must also pay an $85 fee for biometric services (fingerprinting, background check and other verification of identity).

Can you travel with TPS?

Travel. If you have TPS and wish to travel outside the United States, you must apply for travel authorization. Travel authorization for TPS is issued as an advance parole document if USCIS determines it is appropriate to approve your request.

Is TPS the same as asylum?

The main difference between TPS and asylum is the fact that asylum takes into consideration individual circumstances for people from all countries, whereas TPS is provided by the U.S. government to select countries, in response to circumstances that exist in the entire country.

Is TPS the same as DACA?

The federal government changed certain federal immigration policies, specifically the Temporary Protected Status program (TPS) and the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA).