You are now a Green card holder!! Congrats!! Your Green card or Permanent resident card is proof of your legal status in the country. It shows that you are legally allowed to stay and work anywhere in the United States. As a Green card holder, the law requires you to carry a valid Green card with you at all times.
If your Green card is expiring within a short time or has already expired, you need to start the process to renew your Green card immediately. If you are eligible for citizenship, you can also apply for citizenship instead of renewing your Green card. But if you choose to remain only a permanent resident, then you can simply file Form I-90, Applicat...Read More
There are two types of Green cards or Permanent Resident cards issued by the USCIS. The first one is a ten year valid Green card and the second one is a two year valid Conditional Green Card. The conditional Green card is issued when you have applied for a Green card based on a marriage to a U.S citizen or you have made a financial investment in the U.S.
Your Green card or the Permanent Resident card is the proof of your legal status in the country. Every Green card comes with an expiry date and you must renew your Green card before it expires. When the Green card expires, it does not mean your status as a permanent resident of this country expires, it just means that the legal document that proves your status has expired and you need to renew it.... Read More
The Green card issued by the USCIS is a proof your permanent resident status in the United States. The Green card has a validity of ten years, after which it expires. Though the Green card validity has expired, it does not mean your permanent resident status has expired. You need to carry a valid Green card with you at all times as required by the law. Only a valid Green card holder can find employment in the country and al...Read More
If you are a Permanent resident whose Green card is about to expire in six months or less, or if your Green card has already expired, you need to immediately renew your Green card. To renew your Green card, you have to file Form I-90, Application for Green card renewal with the USCIS.
A permanent resident card, also called the Green card is given to all permanent residents of the country as proof that they are legally authorized to live and work anywhere within the United St...Read More
The Green Card is an important document that shows your legal status in the country. You can live and work anywhere in the United States as long as you hold a valid Green card. By law, you are also required to carry your valid Green card on your person at all times. For any issues regarding your Green card, here are the answers to some frequently asked questions.
Why should you renew your Green Card?
If you are a permanent resident of the United States and possess a Green card you will have to renew it once in every ten years. The Green card is proof of your Permanen...Read More
If you are a permanent resident of the United States, you must carry a valid Green card with you at all times, as proof of your legal status. If you have lost your Green card, there is no need to panic. Your status as a permanent resident remains the same, however you must immediately apply for a new Green card.
If you wish to work and reside in the United States permanently, you can obtain citizenship in the long run to make the U.S your home. The first step would be to apply for a Green card or Permanent esidence. The Permanent resident card is an identificatio...Read More
If you are a Permanent Resident of the United States and your Green card is about to expire in the next six months, it’s time to renew your Green card. If your card is lost, stolen or damaged or any information on the card ...Read More
If your green card has expired, been lost or stolen you need to apply for renewal of your card or for a new one, by filing Form I-90, Applicati...Read More
The permanent resident card or the Green card is legal proof of your status in the country. You are required by law to carry a valid Green card with you at all times and the information on the Green card should be correct, including your current legal name, date of birth and other information.
Legal immigrants to the United States fall under a wide range of categories, child care providers, highly technical immigrant workers, to Permanent residents. The documentation for each category however is differen...Read More
The Green card and the U.S Citizenship both confer rights to immigrants to work and reside lawfully in the country, but they mean two very different things. A lawful Permanent resident (LPR) is a person who can live and work permanently in the U.S and is given a Green Card (a photo ID) to prove their status. The Green card, which is a proof of permanent residence has to be renewed every 10 years, though the permanent reside...Read More
Officially known as Permanent Resident card, your Green card is the proof that you live and work in the United States legally. You are required by law to carry a valid Green card with you at all times. The Green card has an expiration dat...Read More
The Green card, also known as Permanent Resident card, I-551, expires every ten years and has to be renewed. As you are required by law to carry a valid Green card with you at all times, it is important that you do not let your G...Read More
The Permanent Resident card (Green card) is evidence that you are a legal resident of the country and you can work and live permanently anywhere in the United States. If you have lost your Green card, do not panic. Search for the Green card in every place that you can think of. If you ca...Read More
Form I-90 which is issued by the USCIS (US Citizenship and Immigration Services) is an Application form to Replace Permanent Resident Card, which is commonly referred as the Green Card Renewal Application Form.
Who should fill Form I-90? Read More
Why and when to renew a Green card:
Form I-90, Application to renew Permanent Resident card can be filled when your 10-year Green card has expired or is about to expire within the next 6 months. As per USCIS any application filed earlier than 6 months will be rejected and returned by the USCIS. You may also file the ...Read More
Permanent Resident card issued by the USCIS is valid for 10 years. Green card holders must renew their Permanent Resident card every ten years by filing Form I-90 with the USCIS. The application for your green card renewal can be filed six months before...Read More
There are many reasons a Green card renewal application form is denied by the U.S Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) or a US consulate abroad. The US Immigration Law is complex and many green card renewal application forms are denied. However, the USCIS gives th...Read More
Once you have filed Form I-90 which is used to renew green card, here is the processing time taken by the USCIS to process an application for green card renewal. The time frame may vary depending on the USCIS case load being handled, the USCIS office where you filed the application, and also your filled application f...Read More
1) Can the permanent residents avoid the renewal process?
Answer: Yes, if the applicant has applied and granted U.S. Citizenship by USCIS. This is only possible after the holder has been a legal permanent resident for the past five years or more after which they are eligible to become a U.S. Citizen. U.S. Citizenship is not like holding a green card, once the holder has been given U.S.Citizenship, it is for life which does not require them to renew it.
The h...Read More
Do keep in mind that without a valid greencard, you will not be allowed entry in the U.S. In some cases you will not be allowed to board a flight back into the country. It is very important to take care of important travel documents while abroad. It can be very stressful if the documents are lost and it could take days to be allowed entry into the U.S.
Many would try to apply for a new green card via Green card replacement application, Form I-90, Application...Read More
There are two types of Green cards issued by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), one is the 10 year permanent resident cards, and the other is a 2 year conditional green card with conditions.
Ten year permanent resident card:
A Green Card holder must Renew a Green Card every ten years to maintain his/her status as a legal permanent resident of the United States. The card holder has to pay a biometrics fee of $85 to the USCIS for the green card to be renewed. This fee is subject to modification i...Read More