question about TPS and immigration?

can an illegal immigrant who lived here before a TPS was granted for their country, apply and be granted a TPS or do they need certain immigration status.

also, what if an illegal immigrant wanted to leave the country and go back to their country of origin?

what will happen?


they cant just leave right?

3 Answers

  • Fred S
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    An illegal alien is free and encouraged to leave as soon as possible. No one will stop him. They can just leave.

    You are eligible for TPS if you meet all of the following requirements:

    * Are a national of a country designated for TPS, or a person without nationality who last habitually resided in the designated country;

    * File during the open registration or re-registration period, or you meet the requirements for late initial registration (see below) regardless of whether there is currently an open registration or re-registration period;

    * Have been continuously physically present (CPP) in the United States since the most recent designation date of your country;

    * Have been a continuous resident (CR) in the United States since the date specified for your country;

    * Have not been convicted of any felony or two or more misdemeanors in the United States;

    * Are not a persecutor, or otherwise subject to one of the bars to asylum;

    * Are not subject to one of the criminal or security related grounds of inadmissibility for which a waiver is not available; and

    * Have met all the requirements for TPS registration or re-registration as specified for your country.

  • 1 decade ago

    If you are eligible for TPS, it will be denied. And any time illegal immigrant want to leave US, they can go back. All they need a valid passport of citizenship and plane ticket. They just can leave.

  • 1 decade ago

    Hello Nick. If an illegal immigrant leaves the USA to their country of origin, they will not be able to re enter the United States of America. This happened to my cousin, and he has to wait like 10 years now, so don't do it!!

    Source(s): experience
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