green card

Definition of "green card"
  1. A photo ID card issued to legal permanent residents of the United States, allowing them to return after leaving temporarily and to work in the country. It must be renewed periodically, but the residency status it signifies does not expire
How to use "green card" in a sentence
  1. She finally received her green card after years of residence in the country.
  2. His green card allowed him to pursue gainful employment in the United States.
  3. The green card needs to be renewed regularly to maintain its validity.

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