Author Archives: Geri Kahn

About Geri Kahn

California Immigration lawyer and disability lawyer with offices in Benicia and San Francisco. For more information, check out my website: gerikahn.com.

Getting the Earnings Record Right

I am seeing in more and more of my cases that the Social Security Earnings Record is an issue in and of itself.  It isn’t that Social Security is getting it wrong.  It is that the individuals have not checked … Continue reading

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Will Social Security consider the years of schooling I have had or what my real edcuational ability is when determining what other work I can do?

I am currently working on a federal court case in which my client completed 8th grade but believes that she really only has an education at the 3rd or 4th grade level.  She claims that the teachers just passed her … Continue reading

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SSA Office of Inspector General issues Semiannual Report to Congress

Last week the Social Security Administration Office of the Inspector General (“OIG”) issued their Semiannual Report to Congress.  It summarizes their auditing activities within the last six months and provides statistics on their investigations. Does it seem like there are … Continue reading

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