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My LPR husband is still stuck in his country. It has now been 9 months. We are hopeful for a flight next month, but it isn't guaranteed to happen. 

 

I'm very worried that even once he gets a flight back, he might get problems in the airport. Every time he has returned before, they have taken him for questioning. 

 

Myself and our two babies travelled there with him in November 2019, and returned in February, but he remained behind to see our trade school through the end of their term. Well, everything got shut down before that was possible.

 

We do have his return flight info for the flight that he was supposed to come back with before the airport shut down. He also still has insurance, driver's license, a bank account. We don't have a lease together because we live with my parents. 

 

What is the likelihood of him being denied entry at the airport? Is there anything we can do to prevent denial? If he is denied, what happens? Will he be detained or allowed to come home to wait for a hearing or what?

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Filed: EB-3 Visa Country: Germany
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1 hour ago, goobies said:

My LPR husband is still stuck in his country. It has now been 9 months. We are hopeful for a flight next month, but it isn't guaranteed to happen. 

 

I'm very worried that even once he gets a flight back, he might get problems in the airport. Every time he has returned before, they have taken him for questioning. 

 

Myself and our two babies travelled there with him in November 2019, and returned in February, but he remained behind to see our trade school through the end of their term. Well, everything got shut down before that was possible.

 

We do have his return flight info for the flight that he was supposed to come back with before the airport shut down. He also still has insurance, driver's license, a bank account. We don't have a lease together because we live with my parents. 

 

What is the likelihood of him being denied entry at the airport? Is there anything we can do to prevent denial? If he is denied, what happens? Will he be detained or allowed to come home to wait for a hearing or what?

Technically only USC are guaranteed entry at the  airport. However as an LPR a denial is unlikely. If anything they will question him again and if it’s under a year he should be fine. If over a year they may refer him to an immigration judge if they believe he abandoned his residency. He should be ready with evidence he didn’t abandon it

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Kenya
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9 hours ago, goobies said:

My LPR husband is still stuck in his country. It has now been 9 months. We are hopeful for a flight next month, but it isn't guaranteed to happen. 

 

I'm very worried that even once he gets a flight back, he might get problems in the airport. Every time he has returned before, they have taken him for questioning. 

 

Myself and our two babies travelled there with him in November 2019, and returned in February, but he remained behind to see our trade school through the end of their term. Well, everything got shut down before that was possible.

 

We do have his return flight info for the flight that he was supposed to come back with before the airport shut down. He also still has insurance, driver's license, a bank account. We don't have a lease together because we live with my parents. 

 

What is the likelihood of him being denied entry at the airport? Is there anything we can do to prevent denial? If he is denied, what happens? Will he be detained or allowed to come home to wait for a hearing or what?

Did he have any brushes with the law? If he did, then he will be questioned anytime. Otherwise, he should be able to come in. It is very rare for LPRs to be denied entry. And, if he comes back before a year is over some custom officer may make some noise but he will get in. Beyond that, your husband can cross into Kenya and get an international flight. Figure out how to get through the border

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1 hour ago, retheem said:

Did he have any brushes with the law? If he did, then he will be questioned anytime. Otherwise, he should be able to come in. It is very rare for LPRs to be denied entry. And, if he comes back before a year is over some custom officer may make some noise but he will get in. Beyond that, your husband can cross into Kenya and get an international flight. Figure out how to get through the border

Hi, thanks for your response. No, he's never had any problems apart from a failure to indicate with turn signal ticket that we took care of with defensive driving course.

 

Is Kenya's airport opened now? I called only 3 weeks ago to see and they told me still no flights. Do you know if this has changed? 

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51 minutes ago, goobies said:

Hi, thanks for your response. No, he's never had any problems apart from a failure to indicate with turn signal ticket that we took care of with defensive driving course.

 

Is Kenya's airport opened now? I called only 3 weeks ago to see and they told me still no flights. Do you know if this has changed? 

They are open- they have been since August 1st. Just figure out how to pass through the border.

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