USCIS News Release: USCIS Will Issue Redesigned Green Cards and Employment Authorization Documents
USCIS Will Issue Redesigned Green Cards and Employment Authorization Documents
Release Date: April 19, 2017
Starting May 1, 2017, USCIS will issue newly-designed Permanent Resident Cards (aka Green Cards) and Employment Authorization Cards (aka EAD Cards). The new cards feature enhanced graphics and security-features that are more secure and tamper-resistant than the cards currently in circulation.
The new Green Cards and EADS will:
Display the individual’s photos on both sides;
Show a unique graphic image and color palette:
Green Cards will have an image of the Statue of Liberty and a predominately green palette;
EAD cards will have an image of a bald eagle and a predominately red palette;
Have embedded holographic images; and
No longer display the individual’s signature.
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