my 13yr old grandaughter,a green card holder went to the phil. accompanied by a family friend last Feb and she is coming back in July with my niece.Unfortunately,her passport was lost and her mom applied for a new one,will she have a problem entering the US?What documents does she need to show the US immigration?
State/Country relating to question: California
Her mom got a police report and got her a new passport
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QUESTION: What documents does she need to show the US immigration?
ANSWER: Go to this link, provided by US Customs and Border Protection: https://help.cbp.gov/app/answers/detail/a_id/572/related/1
As you will read in the very first sentence, "A foreign national or alien entering the US is generally required to present a passport and valid visa issued by a US Consular Official, unless they are ... a lawful permanent resident of the US."
So it should be just fine.
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Her new passport doesn't have the stamp date when she arrived in the Philippines,it was in the Lost Passport,so,I don't know if that's important or not,however,as I said before, her mom got a police report and it was mentioned there the date she arrived in the Philippines.She has a new valid passport now and her Green Card,would that be enough documentation to show the US immigration,with the police report?
Yes. As I already said, even if she does not have a passport, she can enter with her green card. So having her green card AND her passport is ideal, but not required. I'm not sure what more you think she has to show US immigration, and why. But if it makes you feel better, she should travel with the police report. She should not present it unless asked. I doubt they will ask any questions. I hope I have answered your question. Please remember to rate my answer below. If you have further questions, simply use the "REPLY" or "CONTINUE CONVERSATION" button, instead of not rating the response "Helped a little" or "I expected more." I will be happy to continue working with you to do everything I can to provide you with the service you seek.. Note that the rating reflects whether you received an answer to your question, not whether you are satisfied with the results. Remember, Experts and Professionals do not write the law - we only tell you what it is, and how it might apply in the situation you describe. Thank you!
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