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Permanent and immigrant

  1. Feb 20, 2006 #1
    What is the differernce between permanent resident and immigrant ?
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  3. Feb 20, 2006 #2


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    Not much really except that permanent resident status is more 'permanent', i.e. the government allows one to reside with permanent status.

    http://uscis.gov/graphics/glossary3.htm#permanent [Broken]

    http://uscis.gov/graphics/howdoi/nonimmstat.htm [Broken]

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