Any must know tips for a recent permanent resident? Thanks in advance folks!

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This one is really easy to miss. Keep filing an AR-11 (address change form) whenever you move. Legally required by all non citizens.

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Congrats! Apart from a big relief and metal peace, nothing changes. Unless you got it fresh off the boat. If not, you already know how to live in the US.

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Don’t. Ever. Lose the card. You’ll be in purgatory forever. And get your SSN updated

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My SSN card said "not valid for employment without INS authorization " that was removed post GC

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Also get global entry if you don’t have it already

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Thanks for the inputs!

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Yes ^^ and also pay DMV a visit

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Yup! Me neither! Wat is the process for this? I got my SSN a while back n GC after.

Go to the SS office and get it updated to remove restrictions on employment

Thanks K1 and A1.

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