Immigration Issues/error on green card

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Can I travel internationally if theirs an error on my green card

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Hi,

It depends on the error...if it is a simple typographical error (such as a letter of an alphabet that is transposed with another), or use of maiden name rather than legal name, etc. it is OK to travel, but I still recommend that you carry supporting documentation preceding the issuance of the green card in case of any problem at entry to the U.S., such as I-130/I-140 approval notice, I-485 approval notice (if you received your green card in the mail), or evidence of being granted an immigrant visa at a U.S. Consulate, etc.

For more substantial errors, a new green card should be obtained: http://www.uscis.gov/i-90

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Ajay K. Arora

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I can answer your questions on employment and family-based U.S. Immigration Law. Expertise in various immigration categories includes the following: H-1B, L-1, O-1, PERM (labor certification), EB-1 to EB-3 I-140 employment-based immigrant petitions, family or fiance(e) or spousal sponsorship, visa extension or change of status, adjustment of status, naturalization (citizenship), etc.

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Ajay K. Arora attended Pennsylvania State University and the University of Wales at Swansea (United Kingdom), and earned his law degree at Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, in 1993. Mr. Arora has practiced Immigration Law since graduation and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association since 1995.

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American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) full member since 1995.

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Ajay K. Arora attended Pennsylvania State University and the University of Wales at Swansea (United Kingdom), and earned his law degree at Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, in 1993. Mr. Arora has practiced Immigration Law since graduation and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association since 1995.

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