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U.S. Permanent Residency Card Finally Goes Green!

U.S. Permanent Residency Card Finally Goes Green!

Courtesy of Murali Bashyam
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The title is not a spoof from The Onion.  The U.S. permanent resident card, commonly known as the 'green card,' is finally going to be green!

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced  that it has redesigned the U.S. Permanent Resident Card to incorporate several major new security features.   State-of-the-art technology incorporated into the new card prevents counterfeiting, obstructs tampering, and facilitates quick and accurate authentication.  Starting this week, USCIS will issue all Green Cards in the new, more secure format.

In addition, these new cards will now be colored green for easy recognition.  USCIS will replace Green Cards already in circulation as individuals apply for renewal or replacement.


To read the USCIS Question and Answer on the new green card, please click here.  We will provide additional information on www.bashyamspiro.com as it becomes available.

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