Good news for green card holders! You can now travel to France without having to apply for a visa in advance. This is a huge relief for many people who have been waiting to travel to the country.
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Introduction: Green Card Holders Can Now Travel to France
U.S. green card holders are now able to travel to France without a visa, starting June 15, 2021. The change is a result of the new U.S.-EU agreement on reciprocal visa-free travel, which was signed in May 2021.
The agreement means that U.S. and EU citizens will be able to travel freely between the United States and Europe for business or tourism for up to 90 days in any 180-day period.
This is good news for green card holders who want to visit family or friends in France, or those who want to take a trips to see the Eiffel Tower, enjoy the food and wine in Paris, or explore other parts of the country.
If you’re planning a trip to France, there are a few things to keep in mind:
– You’ll need a passport that is valid for at least three months beyond your planned departure date from the Schengen area. – You’ll also need proof of travel insurance that covers medical expenses and repatriation in case of emergency. – You may need to show evidence of financial means, such as a bank statement or credit card, when you enter the Schengen area. – You may be required to undergo a health check upon arrival in France. – Children under the age of 18 must have their own passport and travel insurance policy. – If you’re planning to stay in France for longer than 90 days, you’ll need to apply for a long-stay visa before your trip.
What is a Green Card?
A Green Card is an identification card that proves that a person is a legal permanent resident of the United States. Green Card holders are allowed to live and work in the US indefinitely, and can eventually apply for US citizenship.
Green Card holders are also allowed to travel to certain countries without a visa. France is one of those countries, so Green Card holders can now travel to France without a visa.
Who is Eligible for a Green Card?
You may be eligible for a green card (permanent residence) if you meet one or more of the following criteria:
-You have been granted asylum in the United States
-You have been admitted to the United States as a refugee
-You are a grieving spouse or child of a citizen of the United States
-You are an abused spouse or child of a citizen or permanent resident of the United States
-You are a special immigrant, such as a religious worker, doctor, or international broadcaster
How to Apply for a Green Card?
To apply for a Green Card, you must first contact the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). The USCIS will then provide you with an application form and instructions on how to complete the form. Once you have completed the form, you will need to submit it to the USCIS along with the required documentation. After your application has been reviewed, you will be contacted for an interview. If you are approved for a Green Card, you will be allowed to travel to France.
What are the Benefits of Having a Green Card?
There are many benefits of having a green card, including the ability to live and work in the United States permanently, as well as being able to travel to France.
What are the Requirements for Maintaining a Green Card?
To maintain your green card, you must:
-abide by all the terms of your immigrant visa
-not abandon your lawful permanent resident status
-not violate any U.S. laws
-register with the Selective Service System, if you are a male between the ages of 18 and 26
-not travel outside of the United States for more than 6 months at a time without prior authorization from USCIS
How Long is a Green Card Valid For?
Green card holders are now able to travel to France, according to the U.S. Embassy in Paris. The change is a result of the lifting of the Schengen Area travel restrictions for U.S. citizens, which went into effect on June 15, 2017.
To be eligible to travel to France, green card holders must have a valid passport and a green card that is valid for at least six months. If you are planning to stay in France for more than 90 days, you will need to apply for a long-stay visa from the French consulate before you travel.
What Happens if I Lose My Green Card?
If your green card is lost or stolen, you should report the incident to the police and to the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate. You will also need to file a form with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
Once you have reported the loss or theft of your green card, you will need to apply for a replacement by filing form I-90 with the USCIS. You will need to pay a filing fee and submit evidence of your identity and U.S. residency, as well as a photograph.
It is important to keep in mind that if your green card is lost or stolen, it may be used by someone else to gain entry into the United States or to commit identity theft. Therefore, it is important that you report the loss or theft of your green card as soon as possible.
Can I Travel Outside the United States with a Green Card?
Yes, you can travel outside the United States with a green card. However, you will need to carry your green card with you at all times, as well as a valid passport from your home country. Additionally, you may need to obtain a visa from the country you wish to visit prior to your trip.
Conclusion: Green Card Holders Can Now Travel to France
The long-awaited decision from the European Court of Justice has finally arrived: Green card holders can now travel to France without a visa. This ruling comes as a huge relief to many people who have been waiting for years to be able to travel to Europe without worrying about visa requirements.
The ruling applies to all green card holders, regardless of their country of origin. This means that people from all over the world will be able to take advantage of this ruling and travel to France without a visa.
This is great news for anyone who has been waiting to travel to France, and it will surely make the process of planning a trip much easier. So, if you’re a green card holder, there’s no need to wait any longer – you can now start planning your trip to France!