Can I visit the U.S. if my permanent residency status has been abandoned?

Question Details: I've lived and worked in the U.S. for 28 years,with a British passport and permanent residency status. I returned to the UK 3 years ago to rebuild my life since being widowed 6 years ago. I've been a supply teacher in the UK for the last 3 years. I would like to return to the U.S. to resume my life, with my sons. Additionally, my mother has asked me for support - as she is elderly and is a full-time carer for her elderly husband. I wasn't aware of the law otherwise I would have returned sooner.

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