A Permanent Resident Alien is an official U.S. Government classification for Individuals who are granted permanent residence status in the U.S. Documentation is commonly referred to as a ‘Green Card’. Permanent Resident Aliens must provide any of the following documents to validate acceptable status:
- Permanent Resident Card (USCIC form I-551)
- May be issued as a conditional right to reside for individuals seeking residency through marriage to a US Citizen/ Permanent Resident Alien or based on a financial investment in a US business.
- These cards have an expiration date and are valid for two years
- At the end of two years the individual must apply for an unconditional right to reside or risk losing their permanent resident status.
- Cards due to expire within 90 days must be accompanied by a copy of the USCIS form I-751 (Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence) or USCIS form I-829 (Petition by Entrepreneur to Remove Conditions) filing receipt.
- Cards may be issued without conditions and are valid for 10 years.
- Cards that are due to expire within six months must be accompanied with a copy of the USCIS form I-90 (Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card) filing receipt.
- Unexpired Foreign Passport
- Must contain an unexpired stamp reading “Processed for I-551 Temporary Evidence of Lawful Admission for Permanent Residence. Valid until mm-dd-yy.
Please refer to our program guidelines for complete details.