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US permanent resident living in Canada--is that possible?

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Hello.

My husband was approved for the 601 & 212 recently and we entered the USA (we drove from Canada to USA) and stayed for about a month but had to come back to Canada. We've encountered some serious road blocks and we will need to stay in Canada for another 1-3 years.

1.) Is it possible for him to keep his PR in the USA while living in Canada temporarily? How often should we visit and how long should our stay be? We have all intentions of moving to the USA but we have so many obligations in Canada that we have to settle before leaving.

2.) Someone advised us that because we drove into the USA this will not affect us.

3) Also, he has never received his PR card. He paid his immigrant fee in Jan/2015.

Please advise

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Your answer is in the title of the card. Permanent Resident..... IF you reside outside the US for 1 -3 years, you are neither permanent or resident. Sorry.


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Dave Allen.

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