“Any alien who at the time of entry or adjustment of status was within one or more of the classes of aliens inadmissible by the law existing at such time is deportable.”
If such an act is committed by the applicant, their right to remain as a permanent resident will be brought before and determined by an immigration court.
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ABANDONING PERMANENT RESIDENT STATUS
Alternatively it can be determined that permanent residence has been abandoned if:
- He or she has relocated to a different country with the intention of residing there permanently.
- He or she has exceeded one year of remaining outside of the United States and additionally have not obtained a reentry permit or a returning resident visa.
- Alternatively if a reentry permit was obtained but not a returning resident visa and he or she has exceeded two years of remaining outside of the United States.
- There has been a failure to file income tax whilst outside of the United States – this is subject of any length of time.
- If it was declared on any tax return that he or she are a “nonimmigrant”
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Carl Shusterman served as an INS Trial Attorney (1976-82) before opening a firm specializing exclusively in US immigration law. He is a Certified Specialist in Immigration Law who has testified as an expert witness before the US Senate Immigration Subcommittee. Carl was featured in the February 2018 edition of SuperLawyers Magazine.