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Unauthorized immigrants pay Social Security tax, won't benefit

"Billions of dollars deducted from paychecks issued to undocumented workers flow to the Social Security Administration (SSA) every year. Those workers almost certainly will never see that money again. Social Security officials keep a record of wages that do not match up with real names and...

America citizen sues for Social Security number

"Carlos Muñoz, born in Pharr, Texas, filed an application and produced numerous documents, including a Texas birth certificate, but only ever got the runaround from the Social Security Administration (SSA). Time after time, month after month, SSA told him to come back with a never...

Timing is Everything: Getting Your Driver’s License or Social Security Number

[Source: http://www.ice.gov/doclib/sevis/pdf/bm1112-05-dmv-timing.pdf ] To: All SEVIS Users Date: January 17, 2012 Re: Timing is Everything: Getting Your Driver’s License or Social Security Number Number: 1112-05 Comments To comment on this Broadcast Message, please e-mail SEVP...

The Future of a Generation: How New Americans Will Help Support Retiring Baby Boomers

"When it comes to the impending retirement of the baby boomers, U.S. policymakers must think beyond the current economic downturn and look at the decades that will follow. In doing so, they must recognize two fundamental truths about the economics of immigration to the United States. First...

Social Security Cards for DACA Grantees

"If the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) grants you Deferred Action status and employment authorization, you may be eligible for a Social Security number. After you receive your Employment Authorization Card (I-766) from USCIS, you can apply for a Social Security number." ...

Social Security POMS Updates: April 30, 2013

RM 10213 TN 03 : "This transmittal updates the 10-day hold procedure for verifying evidence of alien status for a Social Security number (SSN) utilizing the Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements (SAVE) program through the Enumeration system (SSNAP). We are making these changes as a result...

Immigration Windfall Could Exceed $4.6 Trillion: Wall Street Journal

"It isn’t every day that both Republicans and Democrats alike enthusiastically circulate a Wall Street Journal editorial, but that’s exactly what happened today with this WSJ take on the fiscal benefits of immigration reform . And for good reason. The editorial blows up one of the major...

New E-Verify “Enhancement” a Minefield for Employers: Ann Allott

"Here’s a message for restaurant and lodging industries and others that rely on low income workers: It’s time to take your headache medicine. The government is announcing an “improvement” of its E-Verify system. The government calls this an “enhancement,” but...

CIR Must Include Social Security Totalization Agreement With Mexico: RAND

"To manage the back end of the migrant labor lifecycle, the United States and Mexico should institute a bilateral social security agreement, which would make the social security contributions of legal workers portable between the two countries. Currently, the social security systems of both countries...

Expelled Nazis Collecting Millions in Social Security

"Denzinger, 90, is among dozens of suspected Nazi war criminals and SS guards who collected millions of dollars in Social Security payments after being forced out of the United States, an AP investigation found. The payments flowed through a legal loophole that gave the U.S. Justice Department leverage...

Expelled Nazis Collect Millions in Social Security

"Denzinger, 90, is among dozens of suspected Nazi war criminals and SS guards who collected millions of dollars in Social Security payments after being forced out of the United States, an AP investigation found. The payments flowed through a legal loophole that gave the U.S. Justice Department leverage...

SSA Actuary on Financial Effects of Immigration Executive Action

"I am writing in response to your request for estimates of the financial effects on Social Security of the President’s Executive Actions for immigration announced November 20, 2014. The preliminary estimates and analysis provided in this letter reflect our careful analysis to date of these...

Advance Copy of SSA Final Rule re SSN Card Applications

"This final rule adopts the notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) we published in the Federal Register on February 26, 2015. This rule revises our regulations to allow applicants for a Social Security number (SSN) card to apply by completing a prescribed application and submitting the required evidence...

CA7 on CIMT, False Use of SSN: Arias v. Lynch

Arias v. Lynch, Aug. 24, 2016 - "We grant the petition and remand the case to the Board for further proceedings. Arias was convicted under a statute making it a federal crime to misrepresent a social security number to be one’s own “for any … purpose.” 42 U.S.C. § 408...