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If you know you will not return to the US, it shows good faith to surrender your permanent resident card. If you choose to do this, then about 1 year prior to returning to the US, you and your spouse can start the marriage based immigration
process from abroad.
Your wife needs to make sure that she maintains strong ties to the US, so that she can start the petition from abroad. If you start about 1 year before you want to move back to the US, you can time it to where, when you want to move back, you can return to the US as an immigrant, work immediately, and you'll receive your new green card within about 6 weeks of re-entering.
You should not enter the US with a non-immigrant visa
, intending to adjust your status and get a green card. That is a violation of immigration laws and could lead to your removal from the US.
The decision is purely up to you, whether you want to surrender it or have it taken from you. If it were me, I would leave the US, wait about a year to make sure that this is, in fact, what I want to do. Before 1 year passes, I'd decide whether I want to remain in the UK. If the decision is to stay abroad, then I'd surrender the green card.
The result would be the same as having it taken away, except that by doing this, you do it voluntarily, showing good faith.
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