Ukrainians In Florida Are Now Eligible For TPS
The Russian invasion of Ukraine has had devastating effects both in Ukraine and around the world. There has been a great deal of pressure on the U.S. government to protect Ukrainian nationals who are currently in the United States. Ukrainians who are in the United States on visas or expired visas may have been eligible for deportation back to their war-torn home country. Luckily, the government has responded, and has made Temporary Protective Status (TPS) available for Ukrainian nationals who are already in the United States or who have been since March 1, 2022.
How Can Ukrainian Nationals Get TPS Status?
Ukrainian nationals who are in the United States on a valid visa, such as an H-1B or O-1 visa, and Ukrainian nationals with lawful permanent resident status, do not have to apply for TPS status, the protections will automatically apply. Ukrainian nationals who fled to the U.S., were visiting, are here on a tourist visa, or otherwise lack the criteria for automatic eligibility may apply for TPS.