green card

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Alien registration card issued by the US immigration authorities to non-US citizens permitted to live and work in the US for an indefinite period. So called because originally it was printed on green paper.

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When immigrants move to the United States, it is very important that they get a green card so they can get a job.
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One of the more popular TV tropes regarding immigrants is the need to get married to an American citizen to earn their green card.
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Without a green card, most immigrants will find it extremely difficult to find a job that pays a competitive rate.
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