a US immigrant visa which legally entitles the holder to work and live permanently in the United States, as distinct from an alien's or non-immigrant's visa for someone who wishes to work there temporarily
A laminated photo-identification card (currently not green, but pink) which proves lawful permanent resident status. A legal permanent resident must show his or her green card in order to reenter the U.S. after a trip abroad and also to apply for employment. It is an employer's responsibility to verify legal status at the time of hire.
This document proves that your vehicle meets the minimum car insurance requirement for the country you are visiting outside of the UK. A green card is a worldwide recognised document and you can collect a 'green card' from your car insurance provider. NOTE make sure you request your green card well in advance of your trip.
This is a document issued to policyholders who are motoring abroad as evidence that they have the minimum cover required by the law of the country visited. Green Cards are not usually required for travel in most European countries as minimum legal cover is automatically included in UK policies. If you are in doubt as to whether you need a Green Card, please telephone us on 0844 836 0 836.
Designed to make it unnecessary to apply for insurance at the border of each country. It confirms that you have at least the minimum legal insurance cover. Get it from your insurer, but it is no longer required in EU member countries.
Popular name for an Alien Registration Receipt Card, the plastic photo identification card given to individuals who successfully become legal permanent residents of the U.S.. It serves as a U.S. entry document in place of a visa, enabling permanent residents to return to the U.S. after temporary absences. Possession of a green card allows an individual to work in the U.S. legally. Those who hold green cards for a certain length of time may eventually become U.S. citizens. Green cards have a expiration date of ten years from issuance, and thus must be applied for every ten years.
A document issued to those driving abroad as evidence that they have the legal minimum insurance cover required. Not usually essential for European travel as minimum legal cover is usually automatically included in UK policies. Spain does require a Green Card if you wish to drive in Spain.
Common name for the permanent resident alien registration card, issued by the Immigration & Naturalization Service, to immigrants who are given full resident status in the U.S. Immigrants with green cards are eventually allowed to apply for naturalization, to become U.S. citizens.
The name given by system programmers for the IBM mainframe reference summary booklets, no matter what the color. Named because the original System/360 versions were green fan fold cards. At least, the size remains the same: just right for slipped into a shirt pocket. The problem, of course, is the lack of shirt pockets in much of today’s attire.
A wallet-sized card showing that the person is a lawful permanent resident (immigrant) in the United States. It is also known as a permanent resident card (PRC), an alien registration receipt card and I-551. It was formerly green in color.
INS Form I-551, Permanent Resident Card, which entitles the bearer to permanent resident status in the United States and provides proof of work authorization and identity under the Immigration Reform and Control Act (formerly known as the Alien Registration Receipt Card).
The popular name for the Alien Registration Receipt Card, which is given to individuals who become legal permanent residents of the United States. While the card was once green, hence earning the nickname, it is presently pink. The card serves as a U.S. entry document, enabling permanent residences to return to the U.S. after temporary absences. You can apply for the green card anywhere, but you can only actually receive the green card inside U.S. borders. In addition, the card and the benefits that come along with it are permanent, therefore you cannot lose it unless you abandon your U.S. residence or commit certain types of crimes. However, a new, updated green card must be applied for every ten years.
An â€œAlien Registration Cardâ€, â€œARCâ€, or â€œGreen Cardâ€ is an identification issued by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to non-U.S. citizens who have been granted the right to live and work in the U.S. permanently. Green cards are so-named because they were originally green in color.
is a popular term used to describe the Alien Registration Receipt Card, a card that proves one is a United States Permanent Resident. The green card (actually pink) allows you to re-enter the U.S. without a visa, work without a work permit, and allows you to permanently reside in the U.S. unless you abandon your U.S. residence or commit certain types of crimes.
A slang term describing the legal document that indicates that a person who is not a citizen has been granted lawful permanent resident (LPR) status in the United States. Such a resident alien can permanently live and work in the U.S. unless he or she commits certain acts that would cause removal, such as committing certain crimes or abandoning his or her residency by living outside of the U.S.
This is a document issued to policyholders motoring abroad as evidence that they have the minimum insurance cover required by the law of the country visited. Not essential for EU driving, because minimum legal cover is automatically included in UK policies. It is always wise to inform your insurance company that you are going overseas. Indemnity The insurance principle by which policyholders are put in the same financial position after a loss as they were immediately before it.