green card

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n green card a card that identifies the bearer as an alien with permanent resident status in the United States "he was surprised to discover that green cards are no longer green"
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Usage

In literature:

No green with them; no card!
"The Dark Flower" by John Galsworthy
In the same handwriting that appeared on the first card "The Green Door" was inscribed upon it.
"The Four Million" by O. Henry
At that moment a card was handed to Mounser Green by a messenger who was desired to show the gentleman up.
"The American Senator" by Anthony Trollope
The card seemed to be an ordinary visiting card; but down in one corner was a tiny and beautifully drawn picture of a green mouse.
"The Green Mouse" by Robert W. Chambers
In the middle of the wall hung a large olive-green card with silver lettering.
"Hyacinth" by George A. Birmingham
So there was no green card for Tif, to whom space was a kind of Nirvana...
"The Planet Strappers" by Raymond Zinke Gallun
The centre was occupied by a long green table, at which the President sat shuffling a pack of cards with great particularity.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 4 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Why, because the girl that learns the green hand gets all her work checked on to her own card while she's learning how.
"The Long Day" by Dorothy Richardson
Kodak Velvet Green Post-cards are very appropriate for use at vacation time.
"Kodaks and Kodak Supplies, 1914" by Canadian Kodak Company
You see, I have an admittance card to the Green Room.
"Behind the Green Door" by Mildred A. Wirt
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In news:

Hatred echoes in Southern Mississippi's 'green card' taunt : Jarvis DeBerry.
I HAVE a green card and a lot of tattoos.
Indian firms are also in the US, creating as many as 280,000 jobs – 218,000 of which are held by citizens or green card holders.
Demand grows for green cards.
The 21-year-old initiative makes 10,000 green cards available to foreigners who invest a minimum of $500,000 in US companies that create or preserve at least 10 jobs in the country.
in the green cards icon.
The White House's plan not to pursue deportation for some young undocumented immigrants isn't quite "amnesty," nor does it provide anyone with a green card.
TTC changes mind, wants to give Presto smart cards green light.
Giving Up A Green Card.
Giving up a Green Card can cost Greenbacks.
9/11 victim's son claims he should have gotten money dad's 'green card' wife inherited.
Lady Luck should play no role in green cards.
TTC changes mind, wants to give Presto smart cards green light .
Deputies say the thieves break into lockers and steal credit cards, then buy electronics in Green Bay and Kohler.
The former Massachusetts governor, calling immigration reform "a moral imperative ," said he would overhaul the green card system, allowing families to stay together by exempting caps for the spouses and young children of legal residents.
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In science:

Further, task-structures, known as task analysis (TA), are studied in the field Human-computer Interaction (HCI) also for designing interactive IT systems (Card et al. 1983, Payne and Green 1986, Johnson and Johnson 1991).
On challenges and opportunities of designing integrated IT platforms for supporting knowledge works in organizations
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