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When Does An Lawful Permanent Resident Abandon His or Her Residence?

Posted on December 20th, 2012 by Vinesh

A finding of “abandonment of residence” is, or should be, a lawful permanent resident’s worst nightmare.  This happens when a green card holder arrives in the United States at a port of entry — think, airport or border crossing point — and asks to be let back into the country.  The Customs and Border Protection […]