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Maiden name on GC but Married name on Passport

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My wife received her 2 YR conditional GC last May 2016 and it's under her maiden name. We failed to seize the moment to have her GC issued under her married name because of the attorney's advisement. We plan to make a trip this summer to her home country. The problem is that her passport had expired and we had to renew it. We renewed it under her married name. So her passport does not match the name on her GC. Could we make this international trip and still return without an issue provided that we bring our certified marriage certificate to prove the change in name. OR should we just suck up the $495 and file the I-90, Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card? She's going to be submitting her ROC next Feb so I was hoping we could wait it out. AND I really don't want to hire an attorney for this change of name. 


Filed: 2/22/17

VSC Received: 2/26/17

Check Cashed: 3/12/17

NOA1: 3/15/17

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Just make sure she has all her documents with her: passport, green card and marriage certificate. There shouldn't be any problems and if asked, she shows them the docs and she's good to go.

just remember to book the tickets in her passport name

07/09/2018: ROC packet sent with USPS 2-day priority shipping

07/11/2018: ROC packet delivered to the Vermont Service Center

07/16/2018: NOA1 received by mail with 18 months extension (notice date 7/12 and check cashed)

08/07/2018: Biometrics appointment letter received by mail (notice date 7/27)

08/13/2018: Biometrics appointment at east Hartford, ct

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marriage certificate is a must, and you should be good to go. 



Day 00~12/08/2016: Package received at USCIS PO Box (Concurrent Filing I-130, I-485, I765, I-131)

Day 07~12/15/2016: Checks En-cashed
Day 08~12/16/2016: Electronic NOA's

Day 15~12/23/2016: Physical NOA1 for all 4 petitions

Day 23~12/31/2016: Received Bio-metrics appointment letter for 01/09/2017

Day 32~01/09/2017: Bio-metrics complete as per scheduled appointment

Day 80~02/27/2017: Raised an Online E-Request (SR) for an update on my I-765 which was closed on 3/13 

Day 98~03/16/2017: Tier II officer confirmed status quo for I-765 "Under Review, case should be adjudicated soon"

Day 98~03/16/2017: EAD card is being produced

Day111~03/29/2017: EAD+AP Combo card in hand

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