A green card is a form of photo identification that shows that a non-citizen is a legal permanent resident of the United States, reports the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Most immigrants obtain green cards throug... More »

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According to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services official website, a person applies for a green card through one of four main categories: family, job, refugee or miscellaneous. Applications can be found and fil... More »

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To obtain a U.S. green card, a noncitizen must become a permanent resident of the United States, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. A green card is proof of permanent U.S. residency for a noncitizen w... More »

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To obtain a U.S. green card, a noncitizen must become a permanent resident of the United States, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. A green card is proof of permanent U.S. residency for a noncitizen w... More »

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A NEXUS border crossing card is a form of identification that people use to cross the border between Canada and the United States, according to the Department of Homeland Security. The cards are presented at designated p... More »

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The key requirement to renew a green card is being a permanent resident whose 10-year green card is about to expire or has expired, says the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. As of 2015, green card renewal appli... More »

Those applying for green cards within the United States can check the status of their applications through the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services by phone or online, reports the Department of Homeland Security. Th... More »