Green Card, visa holders must carry document, or else be fined, jailed: USCIS rule

Finally some real teeth in green card enforcement. Inavders who are on green cards but don’t carry them, will be jailed. Most other countries have similar rules.

NEW YORK: While most Green Card holders and visa holders, like those on H-1B, L-1, J or F-1, H4 visa, and even those having an Employment Authorization Card (EAD) know it’s imperative to carry that piece of document and related papers when traveling in and out of the country, many may not know that it’s also legally necessary to carry that piece of evidence at all times within the United States, or face the risk of being fined or imprisoned, or even both.

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