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Permanent Resident study abroad with Petitioner (US Citizen / Spouse)

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I recently was approved for my permanent resident card with my spouse as the petitioner.

Long story short, I want to return back to my birth country and finish up my degree (2-1/2 years left). I am aware that I will have to obtain a re-entry permit and I will return to the US before the re-entry permit expires between semesters on break. I then plan to return to my birth country for the last semester without a new re-entry permit (only a few months) before finally returning to the US and continuning to make the US my permanent home.

I am aware of the resetting of the time. However, I would like to have my spouse (US Citizen) come with me abroad while I am studying and stay with me for the 2-1/2 years.

Is this possible with the re-entry permit, or will this prove difficult to convince immigration that I intend to keep the US as my permanent residence?

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It is fine with reentry permit. You can have even another one when the first one would be about to expire. I had three in fact, while I'd been studying abroad.

(but my GG was not through marriage, may be it is important)

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