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Still GC holder for 35 YEARS and would like to visit home country

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So this friend of mine would like to leave US to visit her home county due to her sister not in good condition and would like to see her again maybe for the last time.

 

She's just a GC holder for already 35 years and already renew it like 3-4x

 

Do you think she will not have any trouble coming back here in US? 

 

for additional information, she had 2 assault charges both 20 years ago and all were dismissed. This is one reason

 

she got scared obtaining citizenship.

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12 minutes ago, tomigaoka said:

So this friend of mine would like to leave US to visit her home county due to her sister not in good condition and would like to see her again maybe for the last time.

 

She's just a GC holder for already 35 years and already renew it like 3-4x

 

Do you think she will not have any trouble coming back here in US? 

 

for additional information, she had 2 assault charges both 20 years ago and all were dismissed. This is one reason

 

she got scared obtaining citizenship.

If she has a valid green card to show that she is a legal permanent resident then she will not have any problems. The charges she had in the pass are irrelevant. Let her know she is free and safe to go see her sister.


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Thread is moved from General Immigration Discussion to the Working & Traveling forum -- topic is travel.


06-04-2007 = TSC stamps postal return-receipt for I-129f.

06-11-2007 = NOA1 date (unknown to me).

07-20-2007 = Phoned Immigration Officer; got WAC#; where's NOA1?

09-25-2007 = Touch (first-ever).

09-28-2007 = NOA1, 23 days after their 45-day promise to send it (grrrr).

10-20 & 11-14-2007 = Phoned ImmOffs; "still pending."

12-11-2007 = 180 days; file is "between workstations, may be early Jan."; touches 12/11 & 12/12.

12-18-2007 = Call; file is with Division 9 ofcr. (bckgrnd check); e-prompt to shake it; touch.

12-19-2007 = NOA2 by e-mail & web, dated 12-18-07 (187 days; 201 per VJ); in mail 12/24/07.

01-09-2008 = File from USCIS to NVC, 1-4-08; NVC creates file, 1/15/08; to consulate 1/16/08.

01-23-2008 = Consulate gets file; outdated Packet 4 mailed to fiancee 1/27/08; rec'd 3/3/08.

04-29-2008 = Fiancee's 4-min. consular interview, 8:30 a.m.; much evidence brought but not allowed to be presented (consul: "More proof! Second interview! Bring your fiance!").

05-05-2008 = Infuriating $12 call to non-English-speaking consulate appointment-setter.

05-06-2008 = Better $12 call to English-speaker; "joint" interview date 6/30/08 (my selection).

06-30-2008 = Stokes Interrogations w/Ecuadorian (not USC); "wait 2 weeks; we'll mail her."

07-2008 = Daily calls to DOS: "currently processing"; 8/05 = Phoned consulate, got Section Chief; wrote him.

08-07-08 = E-mail from consulate, promising to issue visa "as soon as we get her passport" (on 8/12, per DHL).

08-27-08 = Phoned consulate (they "couldn't find" our file); visa DHL'd 8/28; in hand 9/1; through POE on 10/9 with NO hassles(!).

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