Cambridge, MA asked in Immigration Law for Massachusetts

Q: My mom has green card(60 Y) . She is stuck outside US due to covid over 180 days. She is high risk. What should she do?

She has heart disease and high blood pressure. Afraid to travel. Do not want to lose her green card. What is the best advise to maintain her green card

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Ify Princess Ikeakanam
Ify Princess Ikeakanam
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Charlotte, NC

A: Hi, the pandemic going on right now and all the reasons you stated above(Age, health) should be sufficient reasons to include in her application for re entry into the U.S. Green card holder can stay outside the U.S for longer than the required 6 months so long as there is a supportable valid reason ( emergency, sole caretaker of sick family member)

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