Granted a Green Card by an Immigration Judge or Board of Immigration Appeals
What do I do if I haven’t received my green card?
If an immigration judge (IJ) granted you permanent residence during immigration court proceedings or you were granted permanent residence by the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) and you have not yet received your green card, please schedule an appointment with your local U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) office. See the “Make an Appointment” link to the right.
Wait at least 3 days after the judge or BIA decision before you schedule the appointment with the local office. This will allow time for USCIS to receive the decision and update our computer information.
What should I bring to the appointment?
You should bring:
What if I still don’t receive my green card after my appointment?
After your appointment at the local office, if you have complied with all the instructions, including biometrics, and you still do not receive your green card after 30 days:
You must provide the following when you call or email the NCSC:
This information is required so that USCIS may better respond to your request.
Last Reviewed/Updated: 09/20/2013
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