My mother has a green card, in Dec of 2010, she left US for China for a short visit, during the visit she had a severe sickness

Asked 12 months ago - San Diego, CA

(Continue from above) and couldn't get back US within six month, the worst thing is that her passport has expired in 2011, she was not aware of this due to her concentrating on her sickness, right now her health condition becomes better, she like to come here again, If she applies a new passport, can she enter US with the new passport and her green card? Your help is greatly appreciated!

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  1. Carl Michael Shusterman

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    Answered . She needs to go to the US Embassy, explain the circumstances and see if she qualifies for a new green card.

    (213) 394-4554 x0 Mr. Shusterman is a former INS Trial Attorney (1976-82) with over 35 years of immigration... more
  2. J Charles Ferrari

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    Answered . Option 1: apply for an SB_1 visa.
    Option 2: immigrate to the US all over again.

    J Charles Ferrari Eng & Nishimura 213.622.2255 The statement above is general in nature and does not... more
  3. J. Thomas Smith Ph.D.

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    Answered . I agree with Attorney Shusterman.

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

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