In Ramirez v. Brown, 852 F.3d 954 (9th Cir. 2017) the 9th Circuit recently joined the Sixth Circuit, Flores v. USCIS, 718 F.3d 548 (6th Cir. 2013) holding that a grant of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) satisfies the “inspected and admitted or paroled” statutory requirement pursuant to INA § 245(a).
Up until now, only individuals within the jurisdiction of the Sixth Circuit which includes Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee and where able to benefit from this holding. With this new development , a larger number of TPS recipients will be able to adjust to lawful permanent residence.
To benefit from these case law decisions you must live within a state within the 6th and 9th Circuits, which include Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington.