Tennessee Attorney For Temporary Protected Status Cases

From time to time, the U.S. grants "temporary protected status" (TPS) to the foreign nationals of certain countries that suffer from conditions that temporarily prevent the safe return of its citizens, or that cannot adequately handle the return of its nationals. If you come from one of these countries and need insightful immigration representation to determine if you qualify for TPS, the Nashville, Tennessee, law firm you should speak to is the Immigration Law Offices of Steven J. Simerlein, P.C.

You can trust Steven J. Simerlein's more than 20 years of experience as an attorney, broad knowledge of immigration law and attentive personal service to give you the best chance for positive results. Our law office serves those who seek to obtain or renew temporary protected status (TPS), as well as family-based and employment-based immigration clients in Middle Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia and Kentucky.

TPS is a temporary benefit for those who may qualify. This status does not lead to lawful permanent residence status or provide any other immigration status. Steven J. Simerlein can handle the details of your application and supporting documentation and can explain your options if, for example, you get married to a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident who petitions for you so that you may be able to obtain a green card.

For straightforward answers to questions about eligibility, application, approval, extensions and termination of TPS, contact us to arrange your initial consultation. Se habla español.

Insightful Representation From Nashville TPS Lawyer Steven J. Simerlein

As of July 2013, countries whose citizens may be eligible for temporary protected status are:

  • El Salvador
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Nicaragua
  • Somalia
  • Sudan
  • South Sudan
  • Syria

In general, applicants must not have a felony on their records, no more than one misdemeanor, and must meet certain other eligibility requirements.

If your country of origin and other qualifications conform with U.S. immigration law you should contact our Middle Tennessee temporary protected status attorney by calling toll free at 615-750-3142 or sending an e-mail message.