2. Have continuously resided in the United States for a minimum of five years prior to the date of the Secretary's memorandum of June 15, 2012 and were present in the United States as of the date of the memorandum;
I am just worried about this requirement. I have resided in the US from 2006 until now, with a few short term (less than 3 months) visits overseas.
I have also obtained a Masters degree and soon a PhD degree. I lived in the US ages 7-10 and 21-29. (with a few visits abroad during the 21-29 period) Save
You may proceed by having the same reviewed by any reputable local counsel to get the process initiated as presentation is the key to success.
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