Green Card is an identification document issued by United State Government that confirms the bearer as the lawful permanent resident of United States. In United States, Green Card holders have several exclusive rights which can be a dream for anyone.
Who Needs Green Card?
Any foreign nationals willing to become permanent resident of United States, needs a Green Card. To enjoy the enormous benefits attached with a Green Card People from all over the world apply for a Green Card every year. However, very few of them are lucky enough to get one.
Benefits of United States Green Card
A Green Card provides permanent immigrant status to its holder. They are eligible for several benefits being offered by Unites States government. Some of the salient benefits of having United States Green Card are as following:
Permanent Resident Status ‘ After getting Green Card, a person get permanent resident status of United States. That means he can live in any of the 50 states of unites states. He will be authorized to work or do business, anywhere in United States. As a Green Card holder you will be eligible for employment by any of the employers in United States. They can enter or leave United States without any worried of VISA or expiration of authorized stay in United States.
Social Benefits ‘ A green card holder is entitled to all social benefits being provided to US citizens. Social Benefits attached with a Green Card includes educational facilities, medical and health benefits, taxation, social security benefits (after working for more than 10 years in US) and Insurance benefits. Green Card holders can legally own movable (vehicles or firearms etc.) and immovable properties (irrigational or commercial land, and residential or commercial properties) in United States.
Educational and Research Benefits ‘ Green Card holders have right to apply for financial aid offered by US Government for Education and Research. Students with Green Card (permanent immigrant status) have to pay lesser fees in school, college and universities than foreigner students from other countries.
Sponsorship ‘ A Green Card holder can sponsor his/her spouse and unmarried/minor children below 21 years for permanent immigrant status. (more…)