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Use this glossary to find a definition or explanation for a term related to immigration. Start by searching for the term or clicking on the letter your word begins with. You may also view all terms.

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Waiver

An exception to a rule or requirement. For example, someone with a waiver can qualify even if they do not meet all of the usual requirements.

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Witness

A person who knows something about a crime or who saw it happen.

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Work Permit

A special card from USCIS, called a work permit or Employment Authorization, lets a person work in the U.S. Citizens and people with green cards do not need work permits.