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Yes. Minimum for 5 years to get green card

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Q: Is a US greencard holder by law required to stay in the US for any specified period before traveling outside?
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Which of these is required for everyone traveling outside of the US?


Can someone with greencard stay more than a year out of country with medical reason?

When you have a green card traveling outside the U.S. for less than 6 months in a year is not a problem. If you need to stay outside the country for more than one year but less than 2 years you will require a Reentry Permit.

How long can you stay outside the US with a greencard?

If the permanent resident is absent from the US for more than 12 months but less than 24 months they are required to obtain a reentry permit. If more than 24 months permanent resident status is subject to revocation.

How do you find a relative who is an American citizen that is traveling outside of the country?

Call him...

Do you need a passport to go to Argentina?

If you are traveling from outside of Argentina, yes.

Where can you buy mp3 music online if traveling outside the US?

You should be able to by it anywhere. I don't think that there is a problem traveling with music you bought.

Is soccer an indoor or outdoor sport?

It is both but is usually played outside unless otherwise specified.

Can you get a passport if you have a judgment against you?

Yes you can, a judgment does not stop you from traveling outside the country.

Despite their religious beliefs egyptian traders were not afraid of?

Traveling outside of Egypt.

How much baggage can you bring on the plane?

In the US- when you are not traveling outside of the country, it is one checked bag, and a carry on. When you are traveling internationally you can check 2 bags and have a carry on.

What is an outside source of energy is required for?

active transport

Does a permanent resident have to apply for a visa when traveling outside the US?

does a resident of usa need a passport

If you are a legal US resident can you re enter the US after traveling outside of the country?

only if you have a passport.

What is difference between internal and external tourism?

External Tourism means traveling outside your country

What are the traveling options around Brentford?

Brentford is located outside of London, England. Traveling options around Brentford include renting a car, taking a taxi or train and using the tube.

Can you still travel outside the United States if your greencard is your old last name and your passport is the married name?

Yes just carry a certified copy of your marriage certificate with you and file for a new updated green card as soon as possible.

Define recreational activities?

spending time in nature or traveling in vehicles outside of established transport corridor

Cities in Mexico that do not require a passport?

If you are traveling from outside Mexico, all cities you travel to require a passport.

Who was most likely to catch the black-death?

the merchants and the sailor because they were traveling around allot outside.

Do you need a passport when traveling on a plane in the U S?

If you are traveling outside of the United States, or into the United States from another country, you need a passport. Otherwise, you will be traveling a domestic flight, which doesn't require a passport (but you will need a valid ID when boarding your plane, though).

In what ways would it help me to have medical insurance specifically for traveling outside of the US?

Many health insurance plans do not provide coverage outside of the United States; if they do, it may not be a full coverage. Also, specialty medical insurance for traveling abroad can cover situations that your medical insurance will not, such as medical evacuation.

What are the rules for traveling outside the United States on a green card?

Make sure you have a RE-ENTRY visa before stepping outside the USA. Otherwise you will NOT BE ALLOWED to re-enter!

Can Broadband Checker be used outside of the UK?

When traveling abroad, one can use their mobile phones or broadband. It can be used outside of the United Kingdom but roaming charges will be very expensive.

How long can a person with a 'greencard' stay outside the US without risking their status?

my grand mother has a green card and she has been out of the country for 18months now because of medical reason. can she still go to usa with her green canrd and valid passport?