Previously, there were Federal appeal courts that considered a grant of TPS an admission for adjustment of status eligibility, while some appeal courts did not. The Supreme Court has removed this appeals court conflict and made the situation clear.
The ruling means the grant of TPS does not make someone who entered the U.S. illegally eligible to file for AOS, even with an approved petition from a US citizen spouse or a 21 or older US citizen child.
Many TPS holders who were once eligible for adjustment of status are now deemed ineligible.
The ruling does…