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Does USCIS require spouses being sponsored for Permanent Residency to leave the United States?

The difference is that they entered the US illegally (i.e. without being admitted or paroled). To become a US permanent resident (i.e. to get a green card), one must either go through Adjustment of ...
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Can Greencard holder be denied entry at airport - Less than 6 months outside the US

Your wife should not normally be treated as an "applicant for admission" if she has been absent for 180 days or less. See 8 USC 1101(a)(13)(C): (C) An alien lawfully admitted for permanent ...
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Does USCIS require spouses being sponsored for Permanent Residency to leave the United States?

The problem is inadmissibility. Inadmissible individuals have to either have a waiver, or spend a period of several years (up to 10) outside the US until the ban expires. This applies to undocumented ...
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Country of chargeability as an adoptee

Can I use Japan as my country of chargeability ("Just Passing Through" Exception) when applying for a green card (not DV lottery)? I don't know the answer to this. The text of the law in ...
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