Did You Know that Failure to Keep Your Green Card on Your Person is a Misdemeanor?

The Immigration and Nationality Act specifically says that “[e]very alien, eighteen years of age and over, shall at all times carry with him and have in his personal possession any certificate of alien registration or alien registration receipt card issued to him . . . Any alien who fails to comply with [these provisions] shall be guilty of a misdemeanor . . ..” If you do not want to apply for citizenship, you should renew your green card if it has expired or will expire within the next 6 months. None expiring green cards are no longer valid. Use Form I-90 for the renewal.


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