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Here's my situation: I am from Brazil, been living in the US
Here's my situation: I am from Brazil, been living in the US for 8 years (originally moved to attend college here), and got my green card last July. Given COVID, I can now work remotely, and am thus h… read more
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I received my card in October 2, 2019 and was traveling
For GuillermoHello, I received my green card in October 2, 2019 and was traveling abroad for 4.5 month and then 1. 5 month. Now I plan to leave in October, can I do it without risking be denied for na… read more
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My. My Brazilian mother has a green card. In order to
My Brazilian mother has a green card. In order to maintain it, she must stay in the US for 183 days a year if I am not mistaken. Right now she stays 6 months a year in the US. Now with COVID, she fears traveling since she is a high risk patient and wonders if there will be any consequence to her staying in Brazil for more than 6 months this year or if her case will be considered as an exception due to the new Covid Situation. … read more
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I came in US on card. I'm card holder since 26 july 2016 in
i'm green card holder since 26 july 2016 in Louisiana Baton Rouge … read more
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How can a Card holder stay outside of United States the most
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How many months of stay in the United States is required in
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I need help in understanding residency requierement and
I need help in understanding residency requierement and counting time to be able to apply for citizenship because im out of the USA a lot. If I stay outside less then 6 months at the time and during m… read more
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I got my card in late 2012, stayed in the US for about 2
I got my green card in late 2012, stayed in the US for about 2 years, and since then have been in my home country, but going back to the US every 6 months to keep my GC. I intend to move back to the U… read more
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Currently I hold the the U.S. Card and want to clarify few
Currently I hold the the U.S. Green Card and want to clarify few things for applying U.S. Citizenship . Please clarify the below : (1) I know that minimu 913 days or more of physical residence in U.S.… read more
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I am a USA citizen presntly residing in Hong Kong. My fiancee
I am a USA citizen presntly residing in Hong Kong. My fiancee is a Hong Kong citizen with a green card for the usa. She presently has residences in NY in Hong Kong. Her green card is up for renewal in… read more
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I , an Indian Citizen , have US Green Card from last 1 year
I , an Indian Citizen , have US Green Card from last 1 year . Please let me know how many visits or days (together and in parts) can i go to India so as to maintain my GC as well not to have any probl… read more
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Hello...How do the six months count I will be outside the
Hello...How do the six months count? I will be outside the US for 5 months in 2010 (10 days in January of 2010/20 days in March of 2010/and 125 days from Aug to Dec of 2010 = what totals around 5 mont… read more
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Thanks for your answer. I did not know that I had to physically
Thanks for your answer. I did not know that I had to physically reside in the US each calendar year at least 6 months to maintain permanent residence status. Is that True? As far as I know 6 months is… read more
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can a greencard holder who has his family residing here travel
can a greencard holder who has his family residing here travel outside the usa for a period of 3 months and come back to stay for 1 month and travel again for his business?… read more
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Hello there, I have few question regarding my parents who
Hello there, I have few question regarding my parents who are citizens of India and USA Green Card holder. They frequently travel between India, Canada, and USA. So, I have following questions: Citize… read more
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Hello, My family member is a green card holder since 1993.
Hello, My family member is a green card holder since 1993. She's long been eligible for citizenship, but not applied yet. The problem is that now she started accompanying me on my extensive trips over… read more
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how long must i be in the state before i can file my
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