Q: Re-Entry Permit. Work abroad for 16 months as purpose of trip?
A: First, do not attempt to deceive immigration officials. That will be a sure way to either get the application denied or your green card taken away.
When you make your application, make sure that you show that you have connections to the US—family, a home, assets—anything to show that you intent to return to the US after your stay. Also, it would be a good idea to arrange to return to the US once or even twice during your trip, if possible.
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