That is a pretty good grasp on your situation. It sounds like you may be able to adjust status (if you have a current priority date) without any obstacles. Before proceeding, think about talking to an immigration attorney to sit down and figure out your situation. You don't want to miss anything before applying. Good Luck.
You raise an interesting question. I believe that INA 245(c)(2) could cause you a problem, unless you include I-485 Supplement A, because you "failed to maintain continuously a lawful status since entry into the United States." I strongly suggest that you consult with an immigration attorney about the situation.
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Maybe, maybe not.
The Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has stated that immigration laws are "incredibly complex" in nature.
You should retain an experienced immigration lawyer to review all the facts, advise you, and handle the case. You can find one through http://www.ailalawyer.com.
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