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02-24-2012, 05:30 PM
My spouse is the primary applicant for the employment based green card. I am a derivative applicant.

I have traveled to India on advance parole. While I am still in India, our GC got approved and my spouse has received both of our GCs in the US.

My spouse is planning to visit India in 3-4 months and hand over the green card to me. At that time we both are planning to return to US with the green card.

How long can I continue to stay in India without abandoning the green card status?

Thank you in advance for your reply!

02-27-2012, 10:26 AM
Till 6mnts is ok...Over 6mns they will question you at POE..But if you have good enough reasoning, most of the time you are fine

03-08-2012, 03:36 PM
Kishore, Thank you for your response. That sure makes me feel much better.