Permanent Residence Alien Law and Legal Definition

Permanent residence alien means “an alien admitted into the United States under an immigration visa for permanent residence; or an alien, who, after admission without an immigrant visa, has had his status adjusted to that of an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence.” [32 CFR 94.3; Title 32 -National Defense; Subtitle A-Department Of Defense; Chapter I-Office Of The Secretary Of Defense; Subchapter D-Personnel, Military And Civilian; Part 94-Naturalization Of Aliens Serving In The Armed Forces Of The United States And Of Alien Spouses And/Or Alien Adopted Children Of Military And Civilian Personnel Ordered Overseas]