First off you may be asking what a Green Card is, if that's the case then I'll tell you. A green card will allow you permanent residency in the United States. There are a few different ways of obtaining a green card, bellow are ways one can obtain a Green Card. The first way you can obtain a GC is through family members. You may also obtain a green card if you are employed in the United States as well. Refugees and Asylees may obtain a green card, only a year after you have entered the United States or a year after the grant of your asylum status. There are quite a few other ways of obtaining a GC in the United States as well, a list can be found on the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services website.