After being aboard with the re entry permit for longer than a year, a green card holder breaks his/her continuous residency. However, I was told the last 364 days of your time out of the country (1 year minus 1 day) counts toward meeting your continuous residence requirement. Is this information accurate?
I agree with Mr. Capriotti that we need more information. I will also add, though, that I have seen cases approved for naturalization with such long absences, and cases of potential abandonment shown not to be abandonment. It all depends on the specific facts of your individual case. I urge you to contact an immigration attorney with experience in these particular issues. It is a very fact-dpendent individualized situation.
Continuous residence for what purpose?
Naturalization? .. that get's broken after 6 months.
Abandonment of LPR status? That can happen after as short of a period as a few days ... if the person starts working/living/studying in a foreign country.
Consult with an immigration attorney for a personal evaluation of the facts.
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