alien registration card


Definition of alien registration card

: green card When your child immigrates to the United States, he or she enters as an alien, not as an American citizen. You will receive from the INS an alien registration card.— Lois Gilman, The Adoption Resource Book, 1998

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First Known Use of alien registration card

1939, in the meaning defined above

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“Alien registration card.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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