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Prolonged absence from the US while on business from a US company: qualify?

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Greetings!

 

I am a US citizen and my wife has a green card. We own a small travel, interpretation and logistics related business. Thus we both spend quite a bit of time abroad. She actually spends more time abroad than me and unfortunately, she is way under the 180 days/year limit. But she is an employee of our LLC and receives a salary in the US, receives her W-2 here in the US, pays FICA, income taxes, owns 401(k), etc. We also file taxes jointly.

 

Do we have any chance of getting her through the naturalization process?

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Where she works or how much money she makes absolutely doesn't matter and cant be used as an excuse for spending too much time outside of the US.

 

Only thing that matters is her continuous residence in the US. I know others will tell you exactly how to calculate this but you need to tell us exactly how much time she spends overseas, how much time in US, etc. 

 

 


K1

29.11.2013 - NoA1

06.02.2014 - NoA2

01.04.2014 - Interview. 

AoS

03.2015 - AoS started.

09.2015 - Green Card received.  

RoC

24.07.2017 - NoA1.

01.08.2018 - RoC approved. 

 

 

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