Is a green card different from a visa?

Asked over 2 years ago - Puyallup, WA

To work in the United States, I don't know if I need a work visa or a green card.


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  1. Carl Michael Shusterman

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    Answered . I agree with my colleagues.

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  2. Neil Ian Fleischer

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    Answered . A green card gives "permanent" permission to work and live in the US. Work visas are in generally temporary and have limited time to be able to work in the US. An "immigrant" visa allows someone to come to the US to live permanently.

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  3. Robert West

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    Answered . yes, but green card and immigrant visa are the same. Non immigrant visa is different.

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