Q: What is my legal address between moving?
I'm planning to move across country coast to coast, and plan to drive. It's going to be a few days of driving. Assuming I:
Move between 05-09/August
Started a lease on an apartment in new location, 01/August
Ended my lease in old location, end of August
For documentation purposes (tax residences, legal address, USCIS - I'm a green card holder and required to report change of address to USCIS), what is the exact dates between when I changed my address from old to new, if as it is the move is not from one day to the next, but will presumably take several days?
A: You should consult an immigration lawyer for specifics on any nuances you may be subject to - particularly whether you need to declare a new location before moving. But generally, residency is prospective and intentional, determined by the place you intend to reside going forward. You have a lease, and presumably will be forwarding your mail, etc., to your new location with the intent of becoming a resident of that state.
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