Category Archives: Survivors Social Security benefits

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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Are survivors divorced spouse’s benefits retroactive?

My new motto is to file early and often. It can be detrimental to wait and file for Social Security disability benefits. Perhaps I am being silly by saying “early and often, ” but the point is to file as … Continue reading

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