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How long can stay out of USA on green card under covid19 conditions?

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Posted on / May 20, 2020 21:42:24

Applicants for Naturalization are required to show among other things, that they have resided continuously in the U.S. for five years (3 years if LPR status was obtained through marriage to a US citizen) before applying.

“Continuous residence” means that the applicant has maintained residence within the United States for the required period of time shown above. Extended absences outside of the U.S. may disrupt an applicant’s continuous residence. Absences of more than six months but less than one year may disrupt an applicant’s continuous residence unless the applicant can prove otherwise that the applicant did not disrupt the continuity of his or her residence. Such evidence may include, but is not limited to, documentation that during the absence:

1) The applicant did not terminate his or her employment in the United States or obtain employment while abroad;

2) The applicant’s immediate family members remained in the United States; and

3) The applicant retained full access to or continued to own or lease a home in the United States.

I would not advise that your wife remain out of the US past Saturday, August 1, 2020.

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