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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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Aliens.

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In addition, the waiting time or processing time for green card as between nurse and caregiver is the SAME about two years.
It aims to impose new restrictions to prevent abuse and misuse of H-1B visas, besides ending the provision of granting extension for those who already have a green card.
The billsthe Recognizing Americas Children Act; the DREAM Act of 2017; the American Hope Act; the Solution for Undocumented Children through Careers, Employment, Education, and Defending our Nation Act (SUCCEED Act); and the Border Security and Deferred Action Recipient Relief Actwould initially offer a period of conditional permanent residence, during which recipients could earn a path to a green card by meeting education, military or continuous employment requirements.
If the proposals become law, it will eliminate a program that provides green cards via lottery to people from countries that send few immigrants to the United States.
The service will let you know - immediately upon entering your data - whether you qualify for a Green Card.
It was a reality check, courtesy of the Green Card.
If the powers that be have it their way, a popular programme that has enabled thousands of Africans to migrate to the United States over the past 20 years, the Green Card Lottery, may soon cease to exist.
Additionally it would have allowed a somewhat more accelerated path to legalization for the so-called DREAMers (minors brought here illegally); created a very limited year-round work visa program for low-skilled workers; upped the available quota of high-tech visas a wee bit; and removed the country-based quota on green cards that is responsible for creating decade-long processing backlogs.
Call it the green card glitch: The website has no clear path to upload the government identification document that shows they are legal U.
Once it is approved, the resident status or green card is granted for a conditional period of two years.
For enquiries on obtaining US residency and investor Green Cards with months, refer to the Step America website, www.
For people who have the means and the resources, EB-5 still remains the most straightforward path to a Green Card, writes YUROP SHRESTHA, Vice President, South Asia, Aginsky Consulting Group.