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Green card

Posted by Frankie on July 17, 2000

In Reply to: Green card posted by Billy Jo on July 16, 2000

: : Why are immigration documents called a "green card" when the card is not green now? Has there
: : ever been a green-colored card? Where or how did this term begin?

: The card was originally green/greenish.
I understand it's now Beige.