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Experience:  34 years as practicing immigration attorney, with non-immigrant and immigrant visa experience.
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I am having immigrant visa and it was issued 31st july 2014

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I am having immigrant visa and it was issued 31st july 2014 and expires on 4th jan 2015 ,and family based also .my husband and daughter has a green card and living in US,and i entered on dec23rd to US and was about to stay along with the family ,but during first week of Jan 2015 i got a call from India that my mother was admitted in hospital as she had an heart attack and i came back on 2nd Jan and took care of her till now in India,and my green card was posted to my residential address in US,now i want to return,i have asked permission from local US embassy in Iowa before coming to India ,how do i return
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Immigration Law
Expert:  Judith replied 1 year ago.
Hello, my name is Judith. Thank you for this opportunity to answer your questions. I have 34 years experience as a licensed immigration attorney.
You have two options.
You can enter with your endorsement since you have already been processed as an immigrant in December you should just past through inspection and not be sent to secondary inspection.
Or you can ask for your family to DHL your card to you in India and use that.
I don't recommend having your card sent to you by DHL because if it is lost or stolen it is a nightmare for you replacing it. You have to file police report in India, apply for a new card get fingerprinted, etc.
Your endorsement stamp in your passport is good enough to enter with so I would not go to the risk of sending your actual card abroad.
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Expert:  Judith replied 1 year ago.
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