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Good morning, my name is***** and I have a very simple question, can I re enter the States with a disorderly conduct on my record? I am a permanent resident for 25 years and my little brother passed away yesterday and I have to go assist my mother

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Yes I have my permanent green card for the past 24 years

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I'm trying but last minute thing is hard

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Limited order of protection in effect till January 2019

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Disorderly conduct is not a crime, it is a violation (like a parking ticket) and it is not a crime of moral turpitude. Crimes of moral turpitude keep you from getting your resident status renewed, but if you have permanent resident status and you have only a disorderly violation, that is NOT grounds to prevent you from reentering the US.

As long as you return to the US in under 12 months, you will be readmitted. If you stay out of the US longer than 12 months you can be deemed as having abandoned your permanent resident status.

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it should not be a problem correct? I'm staying only 10 days
Also the limited order of protection is always in my pocket and it does not mention anything about travel

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No, it would NOT be a problem. If you are going for 10 days, you will be allowed to return as a permanent resident and the disorderly conduct will not prevent you from doing so.

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