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When you say he is "Syrian", do you mean he is a Syrian citizen? Does he have another nationality with which he can get another passport? If he is a Syrian citizen, and he does not have access to a passport from a non-banned country, he will not be able to get an immigrant or nonimmigrant visa to the US under the current travel ban. It doesn't matter if you ...


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Thanks for all your answers. I probably wasn’t as explicit as I needed in my question but now that I’ve been through it I want to share my experience. As of this Summer you can no longer abandon LPR status and more importantly residence at a US embassy or consulate. You have 2 options 1) mail form I-407 to USCIS 2) abandon your green card at a port of ...


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Are you sure that the relocation back to Europe is permanent? If not, you may be able to retain US Permanent Resident status for up to six years by applying for a re-entry permit. The permit is normally valid for 2 years but can be renewed twice. While this option may offer useful flexibility to many individuals, the downside to this is that the person ...


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You can abandon LPR status and return your green card by mail from outside the US, using Form I-407. That may be better than just moving with intent to live elsewhere, because it eliminates any question about whether you owe taxes as a US resident, but simpler, cheaper, and more convenient than doing it in person at a port of entry before moving to Europe.


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There is no need to physically relinquish your green card. From Maintaining Permanent Residence: You may also lose your permanent resident status by intentionally abandoning it. You may be found to have abandoned your status if you: Move to another country, intending to live there permanently. There is no need to spend the money and time to ...


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There is no point in time at which you absolutely cannot visit the US as a B2 visitor or VWP visitor. However, entering the US as a visitor requires you to convince the officer that you do not intend to immigrate during this stay. Although intent to immigrate in the future does not prevent you from showing you do not intend to immigrate during this stay, it ...


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