Permanent Resident Status Lawyers

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Although you have the right to live permanently in the United States, and enjoy substantially more rights than an immigrant with a temporary visa, you are still considered an alien and must take preventative measures to maintain your status.

How Can I Lose My Status?

Generally you can lose your permanent resident status through abandonment or removal:

How Do Immigration Authorities Determine the Intent to Abandon?

The intent to abandon is determined by the alien's reason for leaving the United States and the expectation that the trip would end shortly.

Do I Need a Lawyer?

An attorney specializing in immigration law can help you maintain your U.S. permanent residence. If you face the loss of your permanent residency, a lawyer can discuss your rights and remedies.

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Last Modified: 06-11-2012 03:54 PM PDT

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