Asked in Immigration Law for Pennsylvania

Q: TPS and change of status

I come to the US on a K1 visa then I got married and applied for change of states and work authorization. After a few months things did not work very well .So my ex-wife left me. After that she sent to the Immigration lying about our marriage and she canceled my change of states. A year later I meet my wife and we have been together for over 10 years without any changes in my legal states. I thought many times of changing of my status but the 10 years bar is what holds me from doing so. A family member just told me that I should be eligible for TPS since I am from Syria. In last 10 years I never broke the law and never did anything illegal. Do you think I am eligible for TPS? How long would it take adjust status. And if I get approved for TPS can I apply for change of states since I will become lawful residence? Thanks for your help.

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Guerline Ladouceur-Laurore
Guerline Ladouceur-Laurore
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  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Licensed in Pennsylvania

A: You do not seem to have a 10 year bar issue and with the assistance of an experience immigration attorney, you should be able to adjust your status.

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