You cannot be a permanent resident alien without having a green card in your possession.
Employment Authorization Document- Green Card
Our bank currently does not open accounts for Non-Resident Aliens (NRA). I have a new customer that has an ITIN for work only, and a work authorization that will expire at the end of the year. She says that she is a "permanent resident" but does not have a permanent resident card. She says that this Employment Authorization Document (EAD) is her "green card" and is the same thing as a "permanent resident" card. Do I need to worry with it, or just take her word and move on?
First published on 07/26/2020