Q: Hi , My dad has green card expired 10 years ago, does this count as immigration proceedings?
Your father who is in possession of an expired resident card remains a permanent resident until such time that he voluntarily surrenders his status or an immigration judge issues an order rescinding his resident status.
Your father is not in “proceedings” until a “ Notice to Appear” is issued and ICE files that notice with the immigration court.
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