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Yes, but I wouold recommend you apply for citizenship as you would lose your residency status if you leave the country for more than 6 months.

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Q: Can a green card holder get a divorce and still be a permanent resident after 6 years of marriage?
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Can us refugee travel document holder visit Canada without a Canadian visa?

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What is green Card Holder?

Green card is the name usually associated with a permanent resident of the USA. The card was formerly green, now it is much like a driving license which contains a information on a permanent resident of the USA.

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Can a permanent resident get a divorce before the expiration of two year green card?

If the legal process can be completed prior to the expiration of the green card, yes. However, NOT having the process completed will NOT ensure the green card holder their stay will be extended.

Does a Grenada passport holder need a visa for travelling to Australia?

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Is an L1 visa holder considered a non-permanent or permanent resident alien?

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Can a permanent resident marry a non-us citizen and bring her to US?

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Difference between Green Card Holder and Permanent Residence?

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Do you have to have a green card to apply for citizenship?

Yes, you do. The first requirement for US citizenship is to be a lawful permanent resident of the United States (be a green card holder.)

How long do you have to live in the us to apply for citizenship?

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Can a us permanent resident travel to Hawaii without passport?

Hawai'i is a US state, therefore no passport is needed for US citizens to travel to or from Hawai'i. Hawaii is part of the United States. Therefore, if you are a Citizen or a Permanent Resident(Green Card holder) you won't be needing a passport to go there. DL will do.

What are the basic requirements of registering a company in Singapore?

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Will bipolar mental illness and arrest record for threatened arson and police assault result in a permanent resident green card holder being deported?

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What does a green card holder need to enter Canada and reenter the United States?

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Can a green card holder be deported if they get a divorce?

No, the divorce alone is not a reason for deportation.

Can a green card holder get a divorce?

Yes, they can.

If you have a green card does this mean you can stay in US?

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Does children needs to apply for greencard if their mother is already a greencard holder?

Person who has become lawful permanent resident after marriage but was not able to take spouse along to US, this immigration Form I-824 follow to join application can be used. In this case a separate Form I-130, Petition for Alien Relative need not be filed instead US consulate just needs to be informed that as you are a lawful permanent resident and apply for immigrant visa for your spouse. Your spouse need not wait any further for availability of a visa number. Similarly if you had children before you became a green card holder they also may apply to join you.

When i get us citizenship after marriage of US citizen?

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How long does it take a green card holder to bring their spouse to the US?

immediately Green card holder who got married after obtaining a Green Card must file a Form I-130 Immigrant Petition on behalf of their spouse in order to sponsor them for Lawful Permanent Resident (Green Card) status. So depending on the city and state where the petition is filed the processing time will differ. Green card through marriage is the quickest compared to other options but marriage should be in good faith and not for just immigration benefits.