Permanent Residence (PR) in the U.S. is an immigration status that allows a foreign citizen to live and work permanently in the U.S. while retaining home country citizenship. Permanent Residence is not the same as U.S. citizenship. There are a number of terms that are used to refer to PR, including: green card; immigrant status; immigrant visa; lawful permanent residence; resident alien.
Please begin gathering the following documents before contacting OISS for assistance:
- All immigration documents (entire history in the U.S.)
- Updated Curriculum Vitae
- Current employment agreement/contract
- Job description
- All documents related to dependents (if any)