Summer Travel: Is it Safe?


Vacation and travel season is upon us once again, and while U.S. citizens may think about their physical safety going abroad, U.S. Green card holder (permanent residents who are not citizens) may be worried about a different kind of safety.

For Green card holders, there are issues that can affect their permanent residence status and any application for citizenship.

First, if a permanent resident stays outside of the U.S. for more than 180 days, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (the “USCIS”) will presume that they have abandoned their Green card status here.

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