I submitted it my I-400 seven month before my green card expires, my green card will expire very soon and I am still waiting for my citizenship. However, is my responsibility to carry a non expired green card at all times. I believe it will be a waste of time and money an probably a conflicted situation if I apply to renew the same while waiting for a citizenships disposition. Can I ask for an I-551 stamp on my passport instead, will I be able to get it ? Please advise. Thank you .
You "believe" right... (And preserve your hard earned money).
After you make an INFOPASS appointment with your local CIS, with your N-400 filing receipt on hand and your passport, request the I-551 stamp to be affixed into your passport. You may also bring proof of impending foreign travel, such as a date-certain itinerary.
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