Among low-income families, the number was even higher, with one in five adults too frightened to seek out benefits.
"Common sense should have told them this was not a good idea," immigration lawyer Greg Siskind said.
President Trump has previously criticized chain migration, the same method that allowed Viktor and Amalija Knavs to become American citizens this week.
The Fox News host repeated the accusation a number of times.
USCIS will send those affected a prepaid envelope to return their incorrect cards within 20 days of receiving a notice.
After recommending Nick Adams's book on immigration via Twitter, Trump is now delving into his other work.
What if the new executive order disproportionately burdens Muslims?
New order will target same Muslim countries but avoid restricting lawful residents.
Green card holders enjoy many of the same rights and privileges as citizens, including the ability to buy firearms and earn Social Security benefits.
After his heroism inspired a Hollywood movie, Gulab still fears for his life.