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Green Card

The popular name for the Alien Registration Receipt Card issued to all immigrants entering the United States on a non-temporary visa who have registered with and been fingerprinted by the Immigration and Naturalization Service. The name green card comes from the distinctive coloration of the card.



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US President Donald Trump unveils new immigration plan: to replace green card with 'Build America' visa
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Since July 2012, the LTC has issued 80,525 student green cards until now, in which 43,286 cards were issued to male students and 37,239 to female students, while this year 4,227 cards have been issued to the public sector educational institutes.
The Department of Homeland Security said current and past receipt of certain public benefits above thresholds would be considered "a heavily weighed negative factor" in granting green cards as well as temporary stays.
We can ascertain ownership through other means, but four of the Kibarani dumpsite green cards got lost and we are investigating, but the rest are intact, Prof Swazuri said.
'I was scared about whether or not me and my family would get our green cards. My mom's work as a doctor in an underserved community in Iowa guaranteed her a National Interest Waiver in the green card process, but the fact that she was born in India meant she still had to wait in the backlog for decades,' Ponnada said.
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"This would be a major catastrophic development as many people have been waiting in line for green cards for over a decade, have US citizen children, own a home," Leon Fresco, who served as a deputy assistant attorney general for the Justice Department in the Obama administration who now represent H-1B workers, was quoted as saying in the report.