can she renew her green card ?

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can she renew her green card ?

My sister left her us citizen Husbend and went
back to israel with her green card,she had
been in israel for 6 years,her card is now
expired ,and she has 2 us citizen kids .
Can she still renew her green card to come
back to the us with or without her kids ?

Asked on October 21, 2017 under Immigration Law, New York

Answers:

SB Member California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

Most likely the green card was terminated due to abandonment because you cannot remain a green card holder if you are not living permanently in the US.  However, if one of your children is 21 years of age, he/she can petition for your green card once again, if you are no longer married to the US citizen husband.  Please let me know if you have any additional questions or need assistance with this matter.


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