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Humanitarian Parole vs. Temporary Protected Status (TPS): What Is the Difference, and Can You Have Both?

Posted on April 5, 2024

Many Ukrainians who arrived in the U.S. since Feb. 2022 qualify for both TPS and humanitarian parole/re-parole. Although individuals can hold both of these statuses at the same time, there are some key differences. Learn more about the the eligibility criteria, application procedures, periods of protection, access to benefits, advantages and disadvantages of TPS vs. humanitarian parole for Ukrainians in our article here. Read more

Filing a Late TPS Re-Registration Application: What to Do if You Missed the October 20th Deadline

Posted on October 27, 2023

For Ukrainians who held TPS in the initial term but have not yet re-registered to extend their TPS status, USCIS provides a limited opportunity for individuals to re-register for TPS if they can show good cause for why they are filing after the October 20th deadline has passed. Read more

Form I-134A Adds New U4U Sponsor Question Asking Why the Beneficiary Should Be Paroled

Posted on July 25, 2023

In July 2023, USCIS added a new question to Form I-134A, the online Declaration of Financial Support used to apply for sponsorship through the Uniting for Ukraine program (as well as other parole programs). The new question asks the supporter (sponsor) to write why the beneficiary should be granted humanitarian parole. Read more

Male Parolees between 18 and 25 Years Old Must Register for the U.S. Selective Service System!

Posted on March 30, 2023

Attention! All male parolees who are between 18 and 25 years old (with a few exceptions) are required by U.S. law to register with the U.S. Selective Service System. Failure to fulfill this requirement may result in losing future access to immigration opportunities and benefits. Read more

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