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For U.S. Citizens/Lawful Permanent Residents

USCIS Extends Green Card Validity Extension to 24 Months for Green Card Renewals

You may show your expired green card and your receipt notice as evidence of continued status or valid passport that contains a valid USCIS ADIT Stamp or valid USCIS Form I-94 with ADIT stamp, DHS seal, and printed photo of the LPR (aka USCIS Mail Delivery Process) to return back into the United States. NOTE: We have no authority to claim that this is sufficient evidence to gain entry to other countries if/when there is a departure from the USA. 

If you are a U.S. citizen traveling abroad, get the information you need to smoothly navigate your return back into the United States, including:

If you are a lawful permanent resident, you may be eligible to become a U.S. citizen after five years of becoming a lawful permanent resident, or three years if you are married to a U.S. citizen. More information on the naturalization process and available citizenship materials can be found at the Citizenship Resource Center.

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Last Modified: Mar 01, 2024