I live in NJ and my green card expires June 2019. I am anyway applying for citizenship as wife is a citizen. If I don't have to I would rather not pay the fees to extend my green card which I will not need in the future if I get my citizenship
If you have a ten year green card, yes. If it’s isn’t a two year card, no. There are some reasons you may need to renew your card, though.
Current USCIS policy has been to require the green card to not be expired when filing for naturalization. USCIS's policy states that at the time of filing an application for naturalization your green card should be valid for at least 6 more months
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