I am a permanent resident and my company offered me an Expat position. I heard that there is a process or application to maintain legal permanent residency while living and working abroad. I have 2 more years left to get my citizenship.
Yes, there is an Application to Preserve Residence for Naturalization Purposes. I would advise speaking to an experienced immigration attorney to determine if you qualify for such an application.
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You should also consider file an application for a reentry permit as this is the best evidence that you did not intend on abandoning your status while you were outside of the U.S.
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Live your 2 more years out in the US, get naturalized then work wherever you want. Alternative - live in a constant concern of loosing your CG.
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