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travling before expiry of Permanent residency

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Hi,

My permanent residency card is expiring on July 26th, 2015. I will apply i751 before that. Can i trave abroad after filing i751 while my application to remove condition is being processes? I will come back to the US before expiry of my green card i.e. july 26. If i am allowed to travel, then do i have to file any other forms?

Any guidance is deeply apprecicate.

thanks

shai

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If you are back from the trip before your green card expires, there is no problem, just use the green card to travel. You do not have to surrender the green card when you file I-751.

But, considering travel plans can change, I would file as soon as you can. Then you will get the receipt letter which serves as a 1-year extension to the GC. Mine arrived less than a week after I sent in the I-751 packet, but that may not always be the case. Then if you do have to stay out of the country until after the GC expires, you can travel with the GC and that letter.

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