MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The Department of Homeland Security has announced the registration process for Haitians living in the United States who are seeking temporary protection status.
The move comes due to the unrest in Haiti, after the assassination of President Jovenel Moise earlier this month.READ MORE: Violent Crash In NW Miami-Dade, One Person Killed
Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas originally announced the designation on May 22nd.READ MORE: Police Believe Fiancé Of Missing SW Florida Woman Gabby Petito Is Withholding Critical Information
Mayorkas modified the date, and now Haitians who were in the US no later than Thursday will be eligible.
Haitians who attempt to travel after that and file for temporary protection status will not be eligible.MORE NEWS: Florida Sheriff's Deputies Cleared In Shootout With Two Children
The 18-month registration period runs from August 3rd through February 3rd of 2023.