The special extension granted by the INS for those Hondurans living in the United States under the TPS plan, that could not meet the December deadline due to sickness, hospitalization or other emergency reasons, can register up until March 31st.
A special form has to be filled, a certified reason why the deadline was not met and a payment of $420.
Thousands of Hondurans living legally in the United States under the Temporary Status Protection Program are at risk of losing their status by failing to re-register for an extension granted by the US government.
Official records put the number of Hondurans wthat qualify under this program at 70,000, but up until yesterday only 50,000 had filed their paperwork.
Hondurans living abroad are responsible in large part of the Honduran economy’s growth byÂ sending a large part of their earning to family in Honduras.