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USCIS to Destroy Green Card and Ead Card Returned to Them by The USPS

Undeliverable  Permanent Resident and Employment Authorization Cards and Travel Documents to be Destroyed After 60 Days

What Happens if a Green Card is Returned to USCIS?

Starting April 2, USCIS will destroy Permanent Resident Cards, Employment Authorization Cards and Travel Documents returned as deliverable by the U.S. Postal Service after 60 business days if USCIS is not contacted by the document’s intended recipient to provide the correct address.

Report Your Change of Address Within 10 Days to Avoid Issues

USCIS encourages applicants to report a change of address within 10 days of relocation using the procedures outlined at

A few tips to avoid this problem

  1. IF you move immediately file an AR-11 online with USCIS .
  2. Additionally notify  the office where your petition is pending
  3. In any circumstance, make sure you “tape” you name to the inside of your mailbox
  4. Go to you local post office to make sure they have a record of you living at your address

As always, contact us if you have questions or concerns.