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  • Your Rights and Responsibilities As A Permanent Resident

    Being a permanent resident is a "privilege" and not a "right." The U.S. government can take away your permanent resident status under certain conditions. You must maintain your permanent resident status if you want to live and work in the United States and become a U.S. citizen one day. In this section, you will learn what it means to be a permanent resident and how you can maintain your permanent resident status. Content Detail

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
  • Your Rights When You Are Approached by the Police

    Information on your legal rights when you are approached by the police, especially if you are an immigrant worker or day laborer. Content Detail

    National Employment Law Project