LEGAL GUIDE
Written by attorney James Ronald Gotcher | Jun 30, 2016

Retention and Abandonment of Lawful Permanent Residency

When a person is admitted to the United States as a lawful permanent resident (“LPR” status), he or she does not receive an absolute grant of residence for the rest of his or her life. Rather, the grant is conditional and depends upon certain conditions remaining unchanged. For example, if an LPR co

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