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  • FAQ: Traveling Internationally as a Permanent Resident

    Below we answer some frequently asked questions on what Lawful Permanent Residents need to know when traveling abroad. What documents do I need to travel outside of the United States? In general, you will need to present a passport from your country of citizenship to travel to a foreign country. In addition, the foreign country […]
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  • What is the SB-1 Visa (aka Returning Resident Visa)?

    Permanent residents who have remained outside of the United States for more than one calendar year and did not obtain a re-entry permit ( prior to their trip abroad may be deemed to have abandoned their permanent resident status. However, permanent residents who were unable to return to the U.S. for reasons beyond their control […]
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  • How to protect your green card status – Must Read for Green Card Holders!

    If you are a lawful permanent resident (LPR or green card holder) who spends over 183 days abroad, this article is for you!  You should take steps to protect your green card status. What is a reentry permit? A reentry permit is a travel document that a LPR shows when they enter the U.S.  It […]
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  • Re-entry Permits: The Basics on Preserving Your Green Card During Long Term Travel

    While the vast majority of U.S. Lawful Permanent Residents and Conditional Residents (green card holders) reside permanently in the U.S. after obtaining their status, there are instances when an individual may need to spend an extended period of time outside the U.S.   A good rule of thumb to follow is if you plan to be […]
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