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Green cards

LC control 96004809
Topical headingGreen cards
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Variant(s)Alien registration receipt cards (U.S.)
Green cards--Law and legislation
Green cards--United States
Permanent resident cards
See alsoIdentification cards--United States
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Noncitizens--United States--Identification
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Found inHennepin (Green cards)
Third Barnhart dict. of New English (1990)
Blacks Law Dict.: p. 485 (Green card--Registration card issued to alien as evidence of alien's status as a permanent resident of the U.S.)
Random House: p. 838 (Green card - an official card...issued by U.S. government to foreign nationals permitting them to work in U.S.)
Washington Post, March 21, 1996: p. 34A (permanent residency cards, commonly known as "green cards"; new cards are pink, bear the holder's photograph and fingerprint; Alien registration receipt card)
Programs Operations Manual via Social Security web site, March 15, 2016 (RM10210.805 Form I-151, Alien registration receipt card; commonly called "green card"; issued from July 1946-late 1978; replaced in 1978 with Permanent resident card (Form I-551))