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Re entry permit had expired 3 months ago, can you assist us in applying for returning resident visa ( SB-1 ) ?

1 Answers. Asked on Apr 20th, 2017 on Immigration - California
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Answered on Apr 20th, 2017 at 7:07 AM

To qualify for Returning Resident Status, you must show:

  •  That you were a lawful permanent resident when you departed the United States,
  • That when you departed you intended to return to the United States and have maintained this intent,
  • That you are returning from a temporary visit abroad and, if the stay was protracted, it was caused by reasons beyond your control and for which you were not responsible, and
  • That you are eligible for the immigrant visa in all other respects.

If you have lost your permanent resident status, and you wish to apply for a "Returning Resident visa," you must contact the Consular Section by e-mailing OsloLPR@state.gov in order to schedule an appointment to file an "Application to Determine Returning Resident Status" (Form DS-117) and submit evidence to support the above requirements along with filing the form.

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