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What constitutes abandonment of green card?

The abandonment of a green card may arise when someone attempts to enter the U.S. after residing outside of the country for more than six months since becoming a permanent resident. Extended overseas travel or a long vacation can be considered “abandonment” of your green card and result in removal proceedings. Click to see full…
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When should you renew green card?

Start Your Green Card Renewal Process Before it Expires to Still Travel. US permanent residents are free to travel and return to the United States up until the expiration date on their Green Card. Click to see full answer What happens if my green card expires while waiting for renewal? If your green card expires,…
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What happens if you lost your Permanent Resident Card?

If you are a lawful permanent resident or conditional permanent resident and need to replace your Green Card based on the reasons in the When to Replace Your Green Card section, you may begin the application process for a replacement Green Card by filing Form I-90, Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card, online Click to…
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Can employer revoke approved H-1B?

Can an H1B visa holder change his mind about a visa transfer once approved? Yes, if you apply for an H1B transfer and then decide that you would rather stay with your original H1B sponsor, you can do so. Click to see full answer Can a revoked H-1B be cap exempt? Yes, unless or until…
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Can someone lose their permanent residency?

Having your permanent residence revoked is uncommon but not impossible. Most people who are losing their residence do so for one of three reasons: fraud, crimes, or abandonment. Click to see full answer Can I come back to us if I lost my green card? The U.S. Consulate General does not issue replacement LPR cards.…
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Can you renew your green card after it expires?

If your green card expires, or is about to expire, while you're waiting for citizenship, you don't need to worry. The USCIS has created Form I-90 specifically for the purpose of replacing an expired green card. Click to see full answer What happens if my green card extension letter expires? You will receive a letter…
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Can a revoked petition be reinstated?

What Qualifies as Urgent Humanitarian Reasons? According to the US Citizenship and Immigration Services website, to be considered an urgent humanitarian reason a family member outside the US must be particularly vulnerable because of age, disability, or living circumstances. Click to see full answer Can immigrant still get green card after US petitioner sponsors death?…
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Can I get an extension on my expired green card?

Your status as a legal permanent resident does not change if your green card expires. Although an expired green card does not mean that you lose your LPR status, you may encounter some problems: If you travel, you will have difficulty reentering the United States. Click to see full answer What happens if my green…
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Can I withdraw a USCIS application?

Withdraw Visa Petition Before USCIS Approval If the application has not yet been approved or denied by USCIS, it's easy to cancel or withdraw it by sending the letter to USCIS. There is no official withdrawal USCIS form. You need to know the USCIS office that's currently handling the petition/ Application. Click to see full…
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Does premium processing result in denial?

Within the 15 calendar day period, you will receive an approval notice, a denial notice, a request of evidence, or a notice of intent to deny. If no decision is made within that time period, the USCIS will refund you your premium processing fee. Keep in mind that premium processing is not available for every…
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