What Is A Green Card?

A green card or Permanent Resident Card is a permanent visa to the United States. A green card gives you the status of a permanent resident along with legal rights to work in the USA. Once you have a green card, you may apply for U.S citizenship after a few years of stay in the USA. Further, a green card does not affect your present citizenship status in your home country, is typically issued for 10 years and can be renewed by submitting a green card renewal application. The green card gives you permanent U.S. resident status, which allows you the freedom to leave and return to the U.S., to seek employment and study similar to American citizens. Read More