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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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USAFIS immigration experts will review, correct and submit your GC lottery application, and submit it to the US state department for participation in the lottery, giving you a fair and equal opportunity to be a green card lottery winner!
Germany's Green Card would probably have gone down as a footnote in the history of the country's migration debate had it not been so misjudged.
Later, when it became a law, as part of the Immigration Act of 1990, the lottery programme was broadened to grant Green Cards to individuals whose countries of origin were underrepresented in the US population.
The Congressionally mandated Green Card Lottery program makes 50,000 visas available for diversity immigration.
2) Ana Laura Nunez heads toward the water in San Pedro after falling while trying to cross a spinning plank to win a green card on ``Gana la Verde,'' or ``Win the Green.
Green Card is manufactured by LaserCard, a leading provider of secure ID solutions, and supplied to USCIS by General Dynamics Information Technology, LaserCard's prime contractor.
Apter said, noting that the last H-1B increases created a huge backlog for employment-based green cards.
Providing potential immigrants education on types of regional centers, green card success rates and other vital information for those considering the EB5 visa route to permanent residence in the U.
1 million false documents in that case, including fraudulent green cards, Social Security cards, driver's licenses, birth certificates and insurance cards, said Assistant U.
Designed and manufactured by LaserCard, the Green Card is issued to lawful permanent residents as evidence of their authorization to live and work in the United States.
As of July 17, many types of foreign workers can apply for green cards again, Shusterman says, and they will be able to do so until August 17.
Last year, the INS district office in Los Angeles confiscated 100,000 fake green cards from counterfeiters, according to INS District Director Richard K.