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Re-entering the US on AP after green card was approved


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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Australia

Hi everybody,

Applied for AOS off k1. Had green card interview on Friday 6th December and was approved but I already had flights to Australia for Christmas as I had my AP. 

Green card didn't get delivered before I left USA and am now wondering if I can still re-enter the US with the AP rather than green card.

I forgot to mention I was traveling to the USCIS officer on the 12th December for his advice...

Thanks. GC is in Salt lake City and I can get my wife to mail it to me as I don't leave Aus until 12 January

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Wales

Getting the GC sent to you would seem the easiest option.

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Canada

Get it mailed, you should not have left without it.

CBP can see when your CG was approved and that you left before getting it. They could let you in with just the AP without issue or give you a real hard time. (AP is void when the GC is approved)

Save the headache and have your wife send you the CG.



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On 12/18/2019 at 10:39 AM, Florida bound said:

Thanks, I'm travelling with my US citizen toddler so I think they would be lenient...

Have you not watched the news? Get the GC couriered.

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