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I am a citizen of Haiti on Temporary Protected Status(TPS).

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I am a citizen of Haiti on Temporary Protected Status(TPS). it is due to expire on January 22. My aunt is a U.S citizen and has filed for my mother(her sister) and my mom's children. The U.S embassy has already approved it. It is currently being processed in Haiti. My family was able to stay legally in the U.S under TPS. However it is about to end. I would like to know what are my options. It would be inconvenient to have to leave the country and then have to come back when the papers my aunt filed for us is finalized. I am aware that it takes a long time when siblings file for each other.

Lawyer's Assistant: What is the expiration date? Has a renewal or extension request been made?

January 22, 2017

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That's all. I would just like to know my options. thanks

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Immigration Law
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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
i added the wrong year. January 22, 2018
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Immigration Lawyer: Expert James, Lawyer replied 11 months ago
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I'm a little confused. What is the priority date for the case? You say it's being processed in Haiti, indicating the priority date is current and that you are close to immigrating.
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