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A Message from Director Mayorkas

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Our hearts are with you, the people of Haiti. The tragedy you have endured, the losses you have suffered, and the uncertainties you are facing affect us deeply.

The feelings we share with you are defining our actions. Today we launch this blog to provide you with one more way that you can learn about our Temporary Protected Status program. One section of our website,, is devoted to the TPS program and the information there can be found in English, French, and Creole. Our personnel are working our toll-free phone lines from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. The number is 1-800-375-5283. We will continue to do everything we can.

On this blog, please ask us questions, raise issues, and express your concerns. We are here to help you in this time of great need.

Our hearts are with you.

Alejandro Mayorkas