I am a green card holder and was visiting family in India when the pandemic began. I remained in India for more than one year, and then was issued an SB1. I am now back in the U.S. Do I need to apply for a new green card?


Generally speaking, if a lawful permanent resident (i.e., “green card” holder) returns to the U.S. after being issued an SB1, the existing green card remains valid through the expiration date on the card. (22.Dec.2021)

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