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Stryker2018

Returning Resident - Process?

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Hello! 
Need help and guidance with my situation....

I got Family based green card in 2003 through my uncle who sponsored my parents and me. I stayed in US for about a year and had to come back to India to complete my studies and other financial reasons. 
 

In 2007, i applied for tourist visa and travelled multiple times to US to visit my uncles family.

i have now completed my studies and would like to return to US on resident visa. How do i reinstate my green card if it was abandoned?
 

I had just applied I-90 form and they scheduled my biometric fingerprinting appointment but after reading through some forums i am confused on the process. 
 

can someone help and guide on what i should do? Also, how long does the process usually takes? 
 

Thanks in Advance! 

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You abandoned the GC and got a visitor visa. That means the GC is gone for good.

 

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Based on your post, you are not eligible for a returning resident visa.

Did you not tell them that you had a GC when applying for the tourist visa in 2007? 

You should consult a lawyer to make sure that there are no surprises.

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