Can I file for citizenship if my card expired in 2005 and never renewed it because I never travel or should I renew it now? 7 Answers as of December 10, 2013

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Law Office of Adebola Asekun | Adebola O. Asekun
If you have been a legal resident (green card) for at least 5 years and assuming you meet all other requirements for naturalization, you may apply for citizenship, and the fact that your green card has expired does not mean that your status as a legal resident expired. I will still suggest that you consult with an attorney.
Answer Applies to: New York
Replied: 12/10/2013
Law Office of Pho Ethan Tran PLLC
Law Office of Pho Ethan Tran PLLC | Pho Ethan Tran
You have to renew your permanent resident card first. Because your card has to be valid for at least 6 months when you apply for naturalization.
Answer Applies to: Texas
Replied: 12/10/2013
Law Offices of Svetlana Boukhny
Law Offices of Svetlana Boukhny | Svetlana Boukhny
You will need to renew your card first before being able to apply for citizenship.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 12/10/2013
Law Offices of Grinberg and Segal
Law Offices of Grinberg and Segal | Alexander Segal
You can file for citizenship with an expired lawful permanent resident card. Very truly yours,
Answer Applies to: New York
Replied: 12/10/2013
Law Offices of Linda Rose Fessler | Linda Fessler
You can try to renew your card now.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 12/6/2013
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