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1) A green card holder/how many months/year can live outside usa-----------if overstayed/what situation arised.
2)in case  

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Hi Raj,

You should continue to maintain a residence (an apartment or a house or residing in someone else's home such as a relative) in the U.S. when you are outside the U.S. I also recommend that you continue to pay any income taxes, if applicable.

You can remain outside the U.S. for one year. You can remain outside the U.S. for up to 2 years with a reentry permit (applied for on Form I-131) here: http://uscis.gov/graphics/formsfee/forms/i-131.htm

In any event, even if you stay outside for no more than one year, or two years with reentry permit, you should still pay taxes and maintain a residence in the U.S.

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Ajay K. Arora, Esq.
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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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