AILA Doc. No. 98042141 | Dated April 21, 1998
April 21, 1998
The New Green Card - INS’ Permanent Resident Card
1. Why is INS issuing a new Green Card?
2. How is the new Green Card being produced?
3. Why did the official name for the Green Card change?
4. What are the specific features of the new Green Card?
5. What is the per-card production cost of the new card?
6. Who will get the new card?
7. Should current Green Card holders replace their cards?
8. How does an individual apply for a Green Card?
9. If production of the new card only costs approximately $10, why does it now cost $75 to renew an expired Green Card?
10. Why has INS delayed issuance of the new Green Card?
11. What are the specific sites where the new Green Card will be produced?
12. Which other cards will be produced by the new card production system?
13. Approximately how many cards will the ICPS be issuing per year?
Permanent Resident Card Ð 1.2 million Employment Authorization Document Ð 875,000 Laser Visa (for the Department of State, in lieu of the old Border Crossing Card) Ð FY 1998 430,000 FY 1999 through FY 2002 1.7 million (each year) Foreign Student Card Ð 400,000 American Indian Card Ð 50 Northern Mariana Islands Card Ð 50
14. What is the time schedule for issuing the other new versions of INS cards?
15. What is the legal responsibility of employers regarding the inspection of the new Green Cards?
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Cite as AILA Doc. No. 98042141.