Question MY SELF AND MY WIFE SAROJ PATEL---GREEN CARD HOLDER-FROM APRIL 2003 ONWARDS--TWO TIMES WE HAD BEEN TO INDIA WITH PERMIT FOR RE ENTRY---SO OUR STAY FOR THIS PERIOD CAN NOT BE CONSIDER FOR CITIZEN SHIP--BUT THIRD TIME WE WENT TO INDIA BUT RETURN WITHIN 347 DAYS DURING VALIDITY PERIOD OF GREEN CARD--THERE AFTER-WE REMAIN CONTINUED AND NOW ON 31ST JULY WE RE COMPLITING 915 DAYS STAY IN USA--SO WE WOULD LIKE TO HAVE CLARIFICATION THAT 202 DAYS STAY IN USA PRIOR TO RETURN WITHIN VALIDITY PERIOD OF GREEN CARD CAN BE CONSIDER OR NOT-IF SO WE CAN NOW FILED THROUGH YOUR EXPERT ADVISE OUR APPLICATION FOR CITIZEN SHIP-ON HEARING FROM YOUR GOOD SELVES-KINDLY ADVISE-IF YOU NEED I CAN SEND MY DETAILS TO YOU BY EMAIL-PLGIVE YOUR EMAIL ID-AND OBLIGE--WE RE PREPARED TO PAY YOUR PROFESSONAL FEES IF ANY-AWATING FOR YOUR ADVISE---JAYSHRE KRISHNA
HASMUKHPATEL-25940-HARTWOOD DR-SOUTH RIDING-VA-20152-3686--TN0
Answer Dear Mr. Patel:
I am sorry I will not be able to explain in detail the time period calculation in detail here at the forum; however, please note that any stay of 6 months or more would disrupt the the time period calculation for citizenship unless one can show cogent reasons that the continuous period was not disrupted.
I would recommend that you consult an experienced immigration attorney in this regard and also visit www.uscis.gov for first hand information.
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