Can I commute from Canada or Mexico to the USA on a green card?
One of the conditions to maintain lawful US permanent resident status (LPR or Green Card holders) is to maintain and have permanent residence in the United States. In general, a green card holder who moves outside the United States making another country their permanent residence abandons their green card. However, there are exceptions for US permanent residents who commute to the United States for employment from Canada or Mexico. We discuss, “commuter status” for US permanent residents who commute from Canada or Mexico here.