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[after the "IBM System/360 Reference Data" card] A summary of an assembly language, even if the colour is not green. Less frequently used now because of the decrease in the use of assembly language. "I'll go get my green card so I can check the addressing mode for that instruction." Some green cards are actually booklets.

The original green card became a yellow card when the System/370 was introduced, and later a yellow booklet. An anecdote from IBM refers to a scene that took place in a programmers' terminal room at Yorktown in 1978. A luser overheard one of the programmers ask another "Do you have a green card?" The other grunted and passed the first a thick yellow booklet. At this point the luser turned a delicate shade of olive and rapidly left the room, never to return.
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However, jobs are not readily available in the US for nurses, because hospital facilities don't want to wait for years for the nurse to get a green card and pass for visa screen.
The move could directly stop hundreds of thousands of foreign workers from keeping their H-1B visas while their green card applications are pending.
For example, their arrival as children in the United States means they are quite unlikely, as adults, to have had children born outside the country or to have married someone entitled to sponsorship for a green card.
government issues more than a million green cards every year, most of them to relatives of citizens.
Visabot, a Facebook-owned artificial intelligence tech company, has launched a $150 service to help the Facebook Messenger users navigate through the complicated process of applying for a Green Card.
If there is the possibility of a kid gaining a green card, perhaps it will deter people from shouting from the side of the pitch," Eriksson explained.
Germany's Green Card would probably have gone down as a footnote in the history of the country's migration debate had it not been so misjudged.
Later, when it became a law, as part of the Immigration Act of 1990, the lottery programme was broadened to grant Green Cards to individuals whose countries of origin were underrepresented in the US population.
Converting these H-IBs into green cards is so complicated that a whole industry of lawyers has grown up around it.
Some people are uploading green cards anyway under website labels for other types of documentation, and hoping the government will notice.
US immigration laws allow individuals to qualify for immigrant visas or green cards based on investment under the EB5.
At Step America, Zamanian and Malik have assisted families obtain US Green Cards by way of investment.