Deportable Offenses for Permanent Residents/Green Card Holders
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Deportable Offenses for Permanent Residents/Green Card Holders

All immigrants, including those with green cards, can be deported if they violate U.S. immigration laws. The most common reason for a Permanent Resident to be placed into removal proceedings or deported is because there is evidence that they have been convicted of a crime. However, this is a generality, as some criminal offenses do…

Becoming a US Citizen Part 1: Determining a Permanent Resident’s Qualifications for U.S. Citizenship
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Becoming a US Citizen Part 1: Determining a Permanent Resident’s Qualifications for U.S. Citizenship

Naturalization is a voluntary action in which one declares their allegiance to the United States, and is able to exercise their rights, responsibilities, and protections as an American citizen. Becoming a U.S. citizen through naturalization opens up new opportunities for lawful permanent residents (green card holders), and includes the privilege of acquiring a U.S. passport,…

Green Cards-Truths, Myths, and Misconceptions
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Green Cards-Truths, Myths, and Misconceptions

Obtaining a Permanent Resident Card or green card, is a privilege. It is proof that a person has lawfully obtained a permanent residence visa allowing them to live, work, and study permanently in the United States. The term “green card” originally took its name from a green photo identity card that was first issued to…