When does my time as a Permanent Resident begin?

Permanent Resident beginsYour time as a Permanent Resident begins on the date you were granted permanent
resident status. This date is on your Permanent Resident Card (formerly known as an Alien
Registration Card or “Green Card”). The sample cards on this page show where you can find
important information such as the date your Permanent Residence began.
Date you became a Permanent Resident
(July 12, 1991)
Date you became a Permanent Resident
(January 1, 1980)
Port-of-Entry or office where you were granted adjustment of status
Port-of-Entry or office where you were granted adjustment of status
Date you became a Permanent Resident
(April 3, 1980)
This card does not have Port of Entry on it.
Front Back
NOTE: The “A-number” is the Alien Registration Number

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