An application for a green card.
green card definition by Webster's New World
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☆ a registration card, originally green, granting an alien permission to reside and be employed in the U.S.
green card definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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An official document issued by the U.S. government to aliens, allowing them to work legally in the United States.
Origin: Formerly a green-colored card.
green card - Business Definition
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A federally issued immigrant registration card indicating the cardholder has been granted permanent residence status.
green card - Legal Definition
An identification card granted by the United States Immigration and Naturalization Service to legal, permanent residents.