Can a person travel abroad while green card (marriage based) case is pending?

Asked 11 months ago - Bridgeport, CT

I want to travel abroad without my wife and my green card status is pending since a year. I have got my social id and work permit which is valid. So can i go abroad by taking permission and come back after spending some time abroad?

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  1. Alexander Joseph Segal

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    Answered . With AP and valid national passport, sure. Without, no. Whether you can enter the destination depends on the agreements your country made.

    The information contained in this answer is provided for informational purposes only, and should not be construed... more
  2. Stephen D. Berman

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    Answered . Yes, you can travel if and when you receive an advance parole document.

    The above is intended only as general information, and does not constitute legal advice. You must speak with an... more
  3. J. Thomas Smith Ph.D.

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    Answered . I agree with my colleagues.

    Law Offices of J Thomas Smith J.D., Ph.D 11500 Northwest Freeway, Suite 280 Houston, TX 77092 713-LAWYER-2 www.... more
  4. Alexander M. Ivakhnenko

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    Answered . Only if you received an Advance Parole and your foreign passport is valid.

    DISCLAIMER The answer given above by the lawyer serves for educational purposes only and provides general... more
  5. Alena Shautsova

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    Answered . Only if you get an advance parole document. I also would advise you to consult with an attorney before you travel, to avoid any complications.

    New York Immigration lawyer. This advice does not create an attorney client relationship. No specific legal advice... more
  6. Namita Agarwal

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    Answered . Previously asked question. See my earlier answer.

    Agarwal Law Offices 3 Dundee Park, B10 Andover, MA 01810 www.agarwaloffices.com This information is for... more

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