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Questions tagged [us-permanent-residents]

For questions pertaining to short-term travel as a US permanent resident. Questions about becoming a permanent resident and retaining permanent resident status belong on Expatriates (https://expatriates.stackexchange.com). Some countries, notably including Canada, offer visitor visa exemptions to US permanent residents.

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Visiting Thailand as US permanent resident

My wife is a green card holder (Russian citizenship) and we are planning to travel to Thailand this summer. Our flight will have multiple connections at the following airports, with less than a day ...
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Can a US permanent Resident with an expiring Filipino passport traveling to Mexico be denied?

I am a US permanent resident with a Filipino passport and I will be traveling from US to Mexico City on March 13th. I just looked at my Filipino passport and saw that it expires on March 14th - one ...
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What do I need to re-enter the US if I have lost my Green Card?

I am a US permanent resident. How can I return to the USA after losing my Green Card in Canada? I only have my social security card on me. What do I need to cross the border?
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I'm have a refugee passport & document from Sweden - what Canadian visa do I need [duplicate]

I would like to travel to Canada for a holiday. I'm holding a refugee passport and other documents from Sweden, and it is permanent. I don't know what type of application I need to apply for?
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I will receive the Green Card at home while I will be travelling outside the US (with my Advance Parole) can I re-enter the US?

I have a pretty unique situation I would like some advice on. I have applied for the green card adjustment of status in June 2018. I was granted EAD with advance parole, and I am scheduled for the ...
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Mexico land crossing

Can I cross the land border from the USA into Mexico by car and return to the USA by car with an older version of my green card which has no expiration date?
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Can lawful permanent residents in the United States apply to the 10-year, multiple-entry Chinese L (tourist) visa?

Can lawful permanent residents in the United States apply to the 10-year, multiple-entry Chinese L (tourist) visa? From what I can see: http://visa.ywpw.com/ChineseVisa/nonUSCitizen_en.html (mirror) ...
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Can't French citizens in the United States apply to a Chinese L (tourist) visa through an agency?

Applications for a Chinese L (tourist) visas in the United States can't be mailed directly to the Chinese Embassy/Consulate. As a result, many people use third-party agencies who accept applications ...
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Applying for USA permanent residency during 10 year ban [closed]

I am an American and my husband overstayed his tourist visa in the U.S. We are married and living out of the country. He has an approved I-130. Can he still receive a green card during his 10 year ban ...
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Is Tourist visa valid after applying for GC

I have applied for my mom's greencard in US in May 2018 and I applied for advance parole since she wants to travel to India (as it is going to take a couple of years atleast for the GC to come ...
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Immigration line selection at port of entry in the USA

We are traveling back to the USA in a few weeks. My parents are traveling with us. We don't know which line to pick during immigration. My parents have tourist visas. We have permanent resident cards....
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Documents needed to cross the border into Canada and back into the USA

Do I need a passport to cross into Canada if I am a born citizen of Canada but I am a permanent resident of the USA with a green card?
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As an Indian citizen with a U.S. permanent resident card, will I need a visa to travel from the Republic of Ireland to Northern Ireland?

I am a permanent resident in the USA. I have an Irish tourist visa. While in the Republic of Ireland, I would like to take a day tour to Giant's Causeway (Northern Ireland). Will I need a visa for the ...
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I am a citizen of one of the countries listed in the US travel ban. Can I travel outside the US?

I am a citizen of one of the countries on the US travel ban list. I applied and got my passport from my embassy last week and I'm planning on traveling to another country (not my country of origin). ...
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Renewing passport in India and coming back to the USA with new renewed passport?

I am an Indian citizen living in the USA with a Green Card. I plan to visit India and renew my passport, and then come back to the USA with my new passport on the same round-trip ticket from the USA. ...
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Lost Indian passport (cancelled one); I have a green card

I am an Indian citizen and permanent resident of the United States. I had two passports since my last name changed because of marriage, now I have lost my old passport but I do have my new passport ...
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I have an eTA but my passport is in another embassy. Can I still travel to Canada with a copy of my passport?

I applied for an eTA to travel to Canada, and I already have it, but then I've sent my passport to the UK embassy for a tourist visa and I didn't get my passport back yet. I have a flight to Canada in ...
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What line does a Green Card holder take at the US immigration at the airport?

At the airport immigration there are two lines: one for citizens and one for non-citizens. From what I "have heard" a Green Card holder should take the citizen line. Is this true for all international ...