I am a US citizen. I married a foreign woman who works in another country. She has no problem to have a green card. However, she wants both of us to be able to go back her motherland time to time, and stays there more than half a year. Is there any way she can do this?
Yes, by applying for a reentry permit which will enable her to remain outside the US for up to two years.
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For a while yes. She has to get a reentry permit before she leaves. See an immigration attorney. This is one of the most common and most costly mistakes I see I'm my practice. Good on you thinking ahead.
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Yes if he or she plans on putting off becoming a citizen for a long long time.
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