TPS recipients who entered US illegally are eligible to adjust status

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.