When children who reside outside of the United States are adopted, they are issued visas so that they can enter the country. The Department of State issues visas through the consulates and embassies in the countries in which the children live. After obtaining the visas, the children can enter Georgia or any other U.S. state.
Some Georgia residents will need to apply for a replacement green card in certain circumstances. When necessary, people may initiate the process by filing a form I-90 either electronically or via the U.S. postal system.
Foreign-born individuals who live in Georgia and have permanent residency status in the U.S. will need to renew their green cards every 10 years. The process of renewing a green card can be completed online or by mail by filing Form I-90, Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card.
Immigrants who go through the process of naturalization to become U.S. citizens could lose their citizenship through denaturalization. Without citizenship, the immigrants may be removed from the country. Immigrants living in Georgia might want to be aware of the grounds for which their citizenship could be revoked.
Georgia residents who are aware of President Obama's recent executive actions may be interested in statements he made during a recent town hall immigration forum. He told attendees that there will be consequences for federal agents who do not follow the new immigration policies. In November, Obama launched two programs aimed at providing work permits for up to five million immigrants who are living in the United States illegally and to halt deportations.