The Court of Appeals for the Eight Circuit held that a foreign national who entered the U.S. illegally (without inspection and admission) and received Temporary Protected Status (“TPS”), is deemed “inspected and admitted” for purposes of adjustment of status and may adjust their status to that of lawful permanent resident.
Please note that this article does not constitute a legal advice. If you need any assistance associated with your TPS status and would like to discuss how this decision may impact you, call our experienced TPS attorney at 480-425-2009 or schedule your consultation online.
The designation of South Sudan for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is extended for 18 months, from November 13, 2020 through May 2, 2022. The re-registration period runs from November 2, 2020 through January 4, 2021.
Eligible nationals of South Sudan (or persons without nationality who last habitually resided in South Sudan) may register or re-register for TPS and the validity Employment Authorization Documents was extended.
Temporary protected status (TPS) is a temporary benefit to certain nationals of designated countries due to conditions in the country (such as ongoing armed conflict, an environmental disaster, or an epidemic or other extraordinary and temporary conditions) that temporarily prevent the country’s nationals from returning.
Please note that this article does not constitute a legal advice. If you would like to obtain an TPS status or need any assistance associated with your TPS status, call our experienced TPS attorney at 480-425-2009 or schedule your consultation online.