TPS El Salvador – what can you do when your TPS expires?

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Here is information about TPS for people from El Salvador.

Here is information about TPS for people from El Salvador.

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TPS El Salvador – dema ku nayê TPS min netê?

TPS El Salvador – when does my TPS expire?

update November 4, 2019: TPS for El Salvador has been extended.

Update November 4, 2019: TPS for El Salvador has been extended.

The US government published a notice in the Federal Register. The notice says that TPS for El Salvador, Haîtî, Nîkaragûa, Sûdan, Honduras and Nepal is extended until TPS court cases have been settled. If you have TPS for El Salvador, your TPS documents are automatically extended to January 4, 2021.

The US government published a notice in the Federal Register. The notice says that TPS for El Salvador, Haiti, Nicaragua, Sudan, Honduras and Nepal is extended until TPS court cases have been settled. If you have TPS for El Salvador, your TPS documents are automatically extended to January 4, 2021.

Piştre çi dibe?

What happens next?

This notice is because of a court case. You will need to wait for the court decision to know that final outcome. Em ê di zûtirîn em agehdariya pirtir vê rûpelê dê ew rojane.

This notice is because of a court case. You will need to wait for the court decision to know that final outcome. We will update this page as soon as we have more information.

Gelo divê ez ji nû ve qeyda?

Do I need to re-register?

The notice says that the extension is automatic. Look for further updates on the USCIS El Salvador information page.

The notice says that the extension is automatic. Look for further updates on the USCIS El Salvador information page.

What about my employment authorization documents (ead)?

What about my employment authorization documents (EAD)?

The notice says the automatic extension applies to employment authorization documents (Eads).

The notice says the automatic extension applies to employment authorization documents (EADs).

Pirs li ser xweqeydkirinê dereng?

Questions about registering late?

USCIS dikare qeyda an re-qeyda serlêdana dereng Eger tu dzanî doza baş qebûl. Go ji bo vê rûpel USCIS û klîk le “Filing Late” ku bibîne ku, eger tu ne gotar.

USCIS may accept a late registration or re-registration application if you have good cause. Go to this USCIS page and click on “Filing Late” to find out if you qualify.

Çi dibe dema ku TPS heta?

What happens when TPS expires?

Dema TPS xwe heta, statuya hiqûqî te dîsa herin çi ew berî bû. Hûn dikarin seredanê bikin bo guhorîna rewşa xwe, yan jî tu dikarî Dewletên Yekbûyî bihêle. Ev wekî eyarkirina li statûya te.

When your TPS expires, your legal status will go back to what it was before. You can apply to change your status or you can leave the United States. This is called adjusting your status.

Herî Salvadorans bi statûya parastî demî li Dewletên Yekbûyî yên bê destûr hiqûqî hat. Eger tu bêyî ti statûya hiqûqî bimînin, hûn dê rîska tên girtin û / yan dersînorkirin.

Most Salvadorans with temporary protected status arrived in the United States without legal authorization. If you stay without any legal status, you will risk being arrested and/or deported.

hikûmeta El Salvador ya nû da zanîn ew e muzakere bi Qatar qebûl Salvadorans derxistin ji Dewletên Yekbûyî yên Amerîkayê, û destûr da wan ku bijîn û kar ji bo demekê li welatê Kendavê. Bolîvyayê jî derket holê wek Contender nav cûrbecûr yên welatên di bin çavan qebûl Salvadorans.

El Salvador’s government recently announced it is negotiating with Qatar to accept Salvadorans expelled from the United States, permitting them to live and work temporarily in the Gulf country. Bolivia has also emerged as a contender among a range of countries under consideration to receive Salvadorans.

Ez çi dikarim bikim?

What can I do?

Tu dikarî bi parêzer hevdîtinê

You can meet with a lawyer

Eger ku hûn dikarin, yê herî baş ji bo ku ez e hevdîtin bi parêzer. Tu dikarî ji bo parêzerekî kêm-mesref li ser lêgerîn ImmigrationLawHelp.com an jî li ser NEXWEŞXANOKA directory hiqûqî.

If you can, the best thing to do is meet with a lawyer. You can search for a low-cost lawyer on ImmigrationLawHelp.com or on the CLINIC legal directory.

Ger tu parêzerekî li kesê hevdîtinê ne, LegalZoom malpera muhterem ku wê te li hevpeyîftina free yek-saetê de bi parêzer bidin e. Ev tê wê wateyê tu dikarî bike bi parêzer koçberîyê an jî aide qanûnî hevdîtinê ji bo yek saetê de. Eger tu vê yekê, Pê bawer we hemû pirsên we yên din amade berî wextê û ji kesekî bi şiroveyên ji bo we, eger hûn divê. Piştî şêwirînê yek-saeta we, they will try to have you sign up as a paying client. Ma tiştekî îmze ne heta tu pere ji bo parêzer bidin.

If you cannot meet a lawyer in person, LegalZoom is a reputable website that will give you a one-hour free consultation with a lawyer. This means you can meet online for one hour with an immigration lawyer or legal aide. If you do this, make sure you have all of your questions ready ahead of time and someone to interpret for you if you need. After your one-hour consultation, they will try to have you sign up as a paying client. Do not sign anything unless you have money to pay for the lawyer.

Eger ez ne dikarin bi parêzer hevdîtinê? Çi eger ez heta nikarin parêzerekî?

What if I can’t meet with a lawyer? What if I can’t afford a lawyer?

Em dizanin ku gelek kesên ne dikarin bi parêzer hevdîtinê. Vir zêdetir agahî alîkariya te fêm options te ye. Ev şîret ne qanûnî lê belê agahî e ji bo alîkarîya we bike tercîhên xwe bifikirin.

We know many individuals cannot meet with a lawyer. Here is more information to help you understand your options. This is not legal advice but instead information to help you consider your choices.

Find alîkariya me bike

Find help online

Immi alîkarîya koçberên fêm options wan ên hiqûqî. Tu dikarî tool fîlmkişandina bike wan bi rêberiya te ji bo baştirîn options xwe bi kar bîne. Take hevpeyvîna immi bibînin, eger tu ji bo rewşa koçberiyê cuda gotar. agahî qanûnî Immi û şîret hewaleyê in herdem azad.

Immi helps immigrants understand their legal options. You can use their online screening tool to guide you to your best options. Take the immi interview to see if you qualify for a different immigration status. Immi’s legal information and referral advice are always free.

You can also download a factsheet about Rewş parastî Demî li Dewletên Yekbûyî yên Amerîkayê for El Salvador, Hondûras, and Haiti from the American Immigration Council.

You can also download a factsheet about Temporary Protected Status in the United States for El Salvador, Honduras, and Haiti from the American Immigration Council.

Tu dikarî biceribînî bo guhorîna rewşa xwe

You can try to change your status

The Services Hemwelatî û Koçberiyê Amerîka (USCIS) dibêje::

The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) says:

"TPS a pereyên ku ne ji statûya daîmî bi duristî rê ne an bide tu rewşa koçberiyê din e. Lebê, qeydkirina bo TPS we ji pêşî ne:

“TPS is a temporary benefit that does not lead to lawful permanent resident status or give any other immigration status. However, registration for TPS does not prevent you from:

  • Serîlêdana ji bo statûya non-koçber
  • Filing ji bo sererastkirinê yên ji statuya xwe dispêre ser daxwaznameya xwe koçber
  • Serîlêdana bo çi pereyên koçberî din, an jî ji bo parastina ku hûn Dibe ku mafê "
  • Applying for non-immigrant status
  • Filing for adjustment of status based on an immigrant petition
  • Applying for any other immigration benefit or protection for which you may be eligible”

Yên ku nêzîkî 262,500 sûdê TPS Salvadoran, zêdetir ji 42,700 ji statûya daîmî durist dayîn, li gor USCIS.

Of the approximately 262,500 Salvadoran TPS beneficiaries, more than 42,700 have been granted lawful permanent resident status, according to USCIS.

Serîlêdana ji bo statûya non-koçber

Applying for non-immigrant status

Eger TPS tê hesibandin di wesfa bo diyarkirina statuya, hûn divê heye ku serî were. Hûn dikarin ji bo karta kesk derbas dibe, eger tu ketin bîne û hevdîtina pêdiviyên din. Dibe ku ev ji ber ku ji malbata xwe an jî karê xwe. Bibînin ku çawa serîlêdana ji bo welatîbûnê.

Even if TPS is considered a qualification to adjust status, you must be eligible to apply. You may apply for a green card if you entered lawfully and meet other requirements. These may be because of your family or your job. Find out how to apply for citizenship.

Applying for asylum

Applying for asylum

Her sal mirov ji bo Dewletên Yekbûyî bên parastinê dixwazin, ji ber ku ew zilm an jî tirsa ku ew dê zilm û ji ber cefayê êş:

Every year people come to the United States seeking protection because they have suffered persecution or fear that they will suffer persecution due to:

  • Nîjad
  • Ol
  • Niştimanî
  • Dê bime hevkar di grûbekî civakî ya wekat
  • dîtina siyasî
  • Race
  • Religion
  • Nationality
  • Membership in a particular social group
  • Political opinion

azûlgirt TPS dikarin ji bo statuya penaberiyê, bi taybetî jî eger ew li vir salekê an kêmtir bûye. Ger tu li vir ji bo salekê kêmtir bûye, ez ya te me kiribe, NOW. Lebê, pir girîng e ku hûn dizanin USCIS hatiye nêzîkê guherandî çawa serlêdanên mafê penaberiyê hazir in. Niha, ew bi pêşçav sepanên herî dawî ya yekemîn. Carekê we miracaeta xwe ji bo penaberiyê, dibe ku demeke kurt beriya doza we bihîstin. Wiha, hûn herî bi tenê ji bo penaberiyê, eger tu ne gotar, çimkî na te rîska ku doza we bihîst û piştre tên dersînorkirin. You can fill in the Formî ji bo penaberiyê (ev form qanûnî e û ew baş dê bibe eger tu parêzer ji bo alîkarîya we di formê tije bû).

TPS holders can apply for asylum status, especially if they have been here a year or less. If you have been here for less than a year, you should APPLY NOW. However, it is very important that you know the USCIS has recently changed how asylum applications are processed. Now, they are reviewing the most recent applications first. Once you submit an application for asylum, it might be a very short time before your case is heard. So, you most only apply for asylum if you do qualify because otherwise you risk having your case heard and then being deported. You can fill in the form to apply for asylum (this is a legal form and it would be best if you had a lawyer to help you complete the form).

Heger tu di pêşniyaz kirin. zêdetir ji yek sal, hûn hê jî dikarin ji bo doza penaberiyê di heman demê de wê zehmet be (û ew ji niha ve zehmet e ku win an doza mafê penaberiyê).

If you have been in the U.S. more than one year, you can still apply for asylum but it will be more difficult (and it is already hard to win an asylum case).

Find out more about çawa ji bo penaberiyê.

Find out more about how to apply for asylum.

Eger hûn biryarê bidin ku ji bo penaberiyê, divê tu hewl bibînin pro-bono (low cost an parêzer free) ji bo alîkariya we. Tu dikarî ji bo pro-bono an jî parêzerê kêm-mesref li ser lêgerîn ImmigrationLawHelp.com an jî li ser NEXWEŞXANOKA directory hiqûqî.

If you do decide to apply for asylum, you should try to find a pro-bono (low cost or free attorney) to help you. You can search for a pro-bono or low-cost lawyer on ImmigrationLawHelp.com or on the CLINIC legal directory.

Serîlêdana ji bo yên din status parastin

Applying for other protected status

Hinek kesên azûlgirt TPS Dibe ku li Dewletên Yekbûyî yên Amerîkayê di bin vîza taybet bimînin. in vîzayê ji bo mexdûrên bazirganiya mirovan hene, jin û derb, zarokan an dê û bav û qurbaniyên din sûcên.

Some TPS holders may stay in the United States under special visas. There are visas for victims of human trafficking, battered spouses, children or parents and victims of other crimes.

Ger tu jineke in û bawer hûn ji bo wergirtina vîzeya taybetî ji ber şîdeta gotar, abuse an sedemek din, hûn dikarin têkiliyê bi Project Parêzerên penaberan.

If you are a woman and think you might qualify for a special visa because of violence, abuse or another reason, you can contact the Asylum Seeker Advocacy Project.

Eger tu bêyî belge ketin

If you entered without documents

Li gor cihê ku tu lê dijî, hûn bikarin ji bo guhertina statuya derbas heta eger hûn Dewletên Yekbûyî bê Xoşnav ketin. Ev e, ji ber qezenckirina TPS hijmartin wek mikurhatinê li hin aliyên din ên Dewletên Yekbûyî yên Amerîkayê.

Depending on where you live, you may be able to apply for change of status even if you entered the United States without paperwork. This is because gaining TPS counts as admission in some parts of the United States.

Ez dikarim karê min bixwazin ji min re sponser?

Can I ask my work to sponsor me?

Ev gengaz e ji bo karê we jî ji bo alîkariya we legitimately bimînin li Dewletên Yekbûyî yên Amerîkayê bi piştîvanî, hûn. kardêrê te wê ji bo bi riya pêvajoya dirêj bi USCIS here. Li gor cûreya ji karê hûn dikin, kardêrê te bikarin ji we vîze taybet get an jî destûr. Eger ku ew dixwazin ji bo alîkarîya we, ew divê pêvajoya niha dest pê bikin û bibînin ku ger mafê we. Karmend dikare bêhtir agahdarî ji USCIS bibînin. Lebê, di normalê de tenê kesên biyaniyên, ku pir kalîfîye ne, nikarin bibînin patronên ku wan sponser dê. Ev rêzkirina kombersê de doktor, endazyarên, û karkeran tech. Ger tu li karekî bingehîn an jî di asta entry kar, çi karê we jî ji bo ev vebijêrk bipirsin ne.

It is possible for your employer to help you stay lawfully in the United States by sponsoring you. Your employer will have to go through a long process with USCIS. Depending on the kind of work you do, your employer may be able to get you a special visa or permit. If they want to help you, they should start the process now to find out if you are eligible. Employers can find more information from USCIS. However, normally only immigrants who are highly skilled are able to find employers who will sponsor them. These might include doctors, engineers, and tech workers. If you work at a basic or entry level job, do not ask your employer for this option.

Wê çi biqewime, eger ez di welat de, bêyî ku belgeyên bimînin? (Çi eger ez Bibe koçber neqanûnî?)

What will happen if I stay in the country without documents? (What if I become an illegal immigrant?)

Eger tu li welêt, bêyî ku belgeyên bimînin, xetera ku tu dersînorkirin an jî hatin girtin. Li vir, hinek rûpelên bi zêdetir agahî alîkariya te fêm mafên te û ka çi bikin, heke hûn bi binçavkirin wiha ne.

If you stay in the country without documents, you risk being deported or arrested. Here are some pages with more information to help you understand your rights and what to do if you are detained.

Ma hûn nizanin ku mafên te? Van-bi-bikaranîna hêsan e ku çavkaniyên li ser rewşên cuda cuda ji aliyê ACLU de hatine afirandin, da ku hûn bikarin mafên xwe ber tiliyên te.

Do you know your rights? These easy-to-use resources about different situations were created by the ACLU so you can have your rights at your fingertips.

Erebî, Îngilîzî, Îspanyolî, Somalîkî, Ûrdûyî, Mandarin, Fransî, Hindî, û zimanên Punjabi. Manuals ji bo koçberan Alla, mezinan, zarok û piçûkên.

Arabic, English, Spanish, Somali, Urdu, Mandarin, French, Hindi, and Punjabi languages. Manuals for LGBTQ immigrants, adults, and unaccompanied children.

Ev belavok ji NEXWEŞXANOKA di Spanish de dê alîkariya we bi we re rîska girtina fêm bikin, eger tu ne an dokuman bibe.

This leaflet from CLINIC in Spanish will help you understand your risk of arrest if you are or become undocumented.

How to contact the Embassy of El Salvador in the USA

How to contact the Embassy of El Salvador in the USA

Navnîşana ku li ber balyozxaneya e 1400 16th Street NW Suite 100, Washington DC 20036.

The address of the embassy is 1400 16th Street NW Suite 100, Washington DC 20036.

Hejmara telefonê e:(202) 595-7500.

The phone number is:(202) 595-7500.

Ma hûn ji bo agahî digerin piştgirîya ji bo azûlgirtan TPS?

Are you looking for information to advocate for TPS holders?

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