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Old 05-31-2011, 01:20 PM
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Can I send my daughter to India for an year without having reentry permit?(she has greencard) (or) what is the maximum period children can stay out of US after getting greencard?
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Can I send my daughter to India for an year without having reentry permit?(she has greencard) (or) what is the maximum period children can stay out of US after getting greencard?
Max. 180 days...She needs to be in the US for min. of 180 days per year to maintain the LPR.
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Can I send my daughter to India for an year without having reentry permit?(she has greencard) (or) what is the maximum period children can stay out of US after getting greencard?
Please see the below link:

http://www..com/greencard/retain-greencard.html

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Can I send my daughter to India for an year without having reentry permit?(she has greencard) (or) what is the maximum period children can stay out of US after getting greencard?
This is what USCIS says -

If you are outside the U.S. for more than 12 months, you will need to show additional Documentation to re-enter the U.S. as a permanent resident

see the attached PDF, page 9
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Thanks for posting the link. Can you correct the link ? It might be helpful for a lot of people.
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