Green card extension

My daughter won a schoolarship for
study 6 weeks in Paris june –
july. Her green card will be
expire while she is studying in
paris. What she can do for enter
again to USA without problem

Asked on April 4, 2019 under Immigration Law, Florida

Answers:

SB Member California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 1 year ago | Contributor

You can apply to renew the green card before she leaves.  As long as this is done while she is physically in the US and she goes through the fingerprinting process, then she can leave.  She can also have her passport stamped with the temporary stamp showing her green card status once USCIS has proof that she has filed for the extension.  That stamp will be sufficient for her to reenter the US even if her actual green card is expired.  Please feel free to contact me directly if you have any additional questions.


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