6 month rule

Good day, my concern is regarding the status of my mother. She is a GC holder and been staying here in the philippines for seven months now because of some family matters, she wants to go back to he US in june, 2010, what is the status of my mother , and what are the possible charges ( if there is), and how much?

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Your mother should be prepared to explain the reason for why she was away from USA. If she stays outside for a year, she will lose her green card.

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