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Expired Green Card AND expired extension letter

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I have been in Canada for a a few months due to Covid and it's now time for me to return home to New York. My greencard expired on 2/25/19 and my extension letter expires this month, on August 25. I HAD airline travel booked for the 24th but it has now been cancelled, and I'm finding it very difficult to get a flight out of here before then now. I am definitely going to keep trying my hardest to leave before then.

In the event that it's impossible for me to do so, do I have any options, especially during COVID? I know that my *status* doesn't expire, just the extension letter and therefore the proof of my status expires. Is there any option for me to get the stamp in my passport from an embassy or consulate here in Canada? Will I have a lot of trouble at the airport or would it be a scenario of some extra chatting and the immigration officers looking up proof?


Any help appreciated!

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Vietnam

If possible, you can try to cross the border. Also, you don't have much time left so contact embassy ASAP. Your status doesn't expires, but the proof expires and airline will need unexpired documents to get you on the flight.

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