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Hi everyone. If we have sent in the I-175 and have got the letter of receipt and done the fingerprints, But still have not received the approval, but nee to travel out of the USA for a few weeks, am I able to even if the experation date has passed on the Green Card?

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Provided you have the original extension letter from USCIS, which extends the validity of your green card by one year.

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Day 0 (4/23/12) Petitions mailed (I-360, I-485, I-765)
2 (4/25/12) Petitions delivered to Chicago Lockbox
11 (5/3/12) Received 3 paper NOAs
13 (5/5/12) Received biometrics appointment for 5/23
15 (5/7/12) Did an unpleasant walk-in biometrics in Fort Worth, TX
45 (6/7/12) Received email & text notification of an interview on 7/10
67 (6/29/12) EAD production ordered
77 (7/9/12) Received EAD
78 (7/10/12) Interview
100 (8/1/12) I-485 transferred to Vermont Service Centre
143 (9/13/12) Contacted DHS Ombudsman
268 (1/16/13) I-360, I-485 consolidated and transferred to Dallas
299 (2/16/13) Received second interview letter for 3/8
319 (3/8/13) Approved at interview
345 (4/3/13) I-360, I-485 formally approved; green card production ordered
353 (4/11/13) Received green card



Day 0 (1/3/18) N-400 filed online

Day 6 (1/9/18) Walk-in biometrics in Fort Worth, TX

Day 341 (12/10/18) Interview was scheduled for 1/14/19

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We just got back to the US through Detroit Airport and it took only 2 min to go through immigration. He scanned our passports, my expired green card, looked at my extension letter and took my photo and fingerprints.

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Removal of Conditions

05/06/2012 - Window opens

05/22/2012 - Mailed I-751 via USPS with delivery confirmation

05/23/2012 - Arrived @ CSC

06/06/2012 - Check cashed

06/07/2012 - NOA1 dated 5/23/2012

06/27/2012 - Biometrics Letter (dated 6/25/2012) for 7/12/2012

07/12/2012 - Biometrics taken

08/06/2012 - Conditional Green Card expired

12/28/2012 - Green Card APPROVED!!!!

01/02/2013 - Approval email received

01/07/2013 - GC received!



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