Immigration Law Questions? Ask an Immigration Lawyer.
What are the requirements for a US-born citizen (with a current US Passport) who has lived abroad for more than 10 years, and now she wants to return to the US and live permanently here?
Response: There are no requirements. She can come back in so long as she has U.S. Passport to travel. She has not relinquished her citizenship by her mere absence from the U.S: