Q: Is there any problem leaving USA for less than one year to complete my studying?
I am green card owner and I stayed in USA for one month, then I left USA and went to Malaysia to finish my study. Now I want to go back to USA and it is about 11 months I was outside the US. is there any problem for me to enter the US?
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Generally, if a green card holder stays out of the U.S. for an extended period of time, there is a rebuttable presumption that you have abandoned residency.
It is a complex issue and no direct answer can be given with little facts. You should consult an attorney to discuss your case in detail to avoid risking your immigration status.
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