A large number of non-citizens with Temporary Protected Status (TPS) are now eligible to apply for lawful Permanent Residence Status, according to new court rulings.
According to the Sixth and Ninth Circuits, “a grant of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) amounts to an “admission” for purposes of adjustment of status under section 245(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA).” Therefore, according to these court rulings, “an individual in TPS status who initially entered without inspection (EWI) satisfies the “inspected and admitted or paroled” statutory requirement.
Click on the link below to learn more and find out how you or your relatives can benefit from these court rulings, as outlined by the American Immigration Council.
The Path From TPS to Permanent Residence Status
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