This thread is resolved. Here is a description of the problem and solution.
Problem: Post status synchronization between originals and translations Solution: https://wpml.org/forums/topic/post-status-synchronization/#post-5369461 Relevant Documentation:
This is the technical support forum for WPML - the multilingual WordPress plugin.
Everyone can read, but only WPML clients can post here. WPML team is replying on the forum 6 days per week, 22 hours per day.