# Green card
Green Card processing expedited in the United States
The United States extends the validity period of the authorized signature of the Medical Report and Vaccination Record from no more than 60 days to a maximum of 2 years. The document (Form I-693) must be signed by a civilian physician. It is one of the essential requirements to apply for a Permanent Resident Card (also known as Green Card). It is also required to apply for adjustment of status.
Green Card holders departing the United States must apply for permission to return to the United States
Immigrants seeking official, permanent residency in the United States must apply for a Green Card. With this document, foreign nationals can validate their status for ten years.
8 million undocumented immigrants would gain U.S. residency if Democrats succeed in amending this law
Several Democratic representatives presented, once again, a proposed rule to modify the current Registration Act. Now, this regulation approves only certain undocumented immigrants, since 1972, to apply for legal permanent residency. With this new turn of the helm, more than 8 million people are expected to benefit.
Check here how your Green Card application process is going
The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is an agency of the Department of Homeland Security that issues Green Cards to foreign nationals. The green card gives immigrants the ability to reside, work and qualify for government benefits in the country.
Green Card expiration date warned
The expiration period of the Green Card in the United States of America is ten years. This is the card issued by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to immigrants so that they can reside permanently in the country.
How long does an immigrant with a Green Card in the United States have to process his status?
Foreigners who have a Green Card in the United States can change their immigration status. It is possible that the change of status is due to marriage, for having a conditional permanent residence with less than two years of marriage.
How to obtain now the "Green Card" for permanent residence in the U.S?
Data from 2022 issued by the Center of Studies for the Analysis of Conflicts (Cerac) show that 540 thousand Colombians left the country for the United States in order to seek a better future.
Categories of family-based permanent residence
Permanent residence in the United States is an immigration benefit that can also be obtained on the basis of family ties. It allows an immigrant to live and work in the country legally and permanently.
Who is eligible for the Special Immigrant Green Card?
In the midst of the Green Card application process in the United States, several categories of immigrants may use the familiar Form I-360. This is a document related to the Amerasian, Widow(er) or Special Immigrant Petition.
New price increases in USCIS processing fees starting this year
In order to adjust some application fees for immigration and naturalization benefits, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services issued a notice. According to the federal agency, the new fees will allow USCIS to better recover its operating costs, as well as the reinstatement and processing of cases. In addition, it would also serve to avoid a backlog of cases in the future.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services clarifies changes to the Green Card Application
The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has issued a notice to immigrants. These are the ones who are ready to apply for the definitive official residency, also known as Green Card, so that there are no delays.
Registry: a peculiar way to apply for permanent residency in the United States
A little known program is available to the immigrant population thanks to the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). It facilitates the application for permanent residency, but certain requirements must be met.
Permanent Resident Cards and Employment Authorization Documents now have new look and feel
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) began issuing new redesigned cards on January 30. The new designs are for Permanent Resident Cards, also known as Green Cards, and Employment Authorization Documents (EAD).
Do you already know about the changes regarding work permits with parole in the United States?
Migrants who entered the United States and obtained their temporary residence permit (Paroles) will be able to process their work permit online. The novelty was announced by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the permit may be processed through the l-765 form.
Can I lose my legal permanent residency in the United States?
The U.S. Embassy in Havana has dedicated a recent video to clarify whether it is possible to lose legal permanent residency in that country. As part of their "30 tips in 30 days" they have explained what happens if a person with legal permanent residence has remained for more than a year outside the United States.
Low-income immigrants will have an easier time applying for permanent residency in the U.S.
Low-income immigrants will be able to apply for permanent residency in the United States more easily. Thanks to a new federal government rule, applicants with these characteristics will have fewer obstacles to apply for a Green Card.
Even though cannabis is legal in New York, it can be disqualifying for US visas and citizenship
In some states, such as New York, cannabis is legal for recreational purposes. But remember, cannabis is still illegal at the federal level in the US. Since the 1930s, the use, sale, or distribution of cannabis is illegal according to federal law. Current federal drug laws are codified in the Controlled Substances Act (CSA).
More than 40 months to get a green card based on the grant of asylum
On the one hand, those who applied for asylum before 2015 have not yet been interviewed by USCIS. On the other hand, even those who have been approved for asylum have to wait for more than 5 years to get a green card.