Category Archives: Social security

Enjoy the national parks with an Access Pass

Now that we are well into summer I thought I would highlight an item that people with disabilities may obtain to enjoy the national parks for free.  This item is called an “Access Pass.”  This is a lifetime pass that … Continue reading

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Can I receive Social Security benefits if I have been deported?

Recently one of my colleagues asked whether his client who had been deported (now called “removal”) could receive Social Security benefits.  I thought this was an intriguing question so I decided to research it.  The answer is generally, “no,” but … Continue reading

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It is no fun being disabled

Perhaps due to California’s budget problems, it seems that the disabled are an easy target. I have received comments on my blog accusing the disabled of being freeloaders. There is similar talk on the street; something akin to that it … Continue reading

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