Tag Archives: social security

Study Shows Immigrants Are Helping Save Medicare and Social Security

A newly released report from the Partnership for the New American Economy as well as an analysis from MSNBC of Social Security data offer new evidence to support that immigrants, whether documented or undocumented, are significant contributors to the economic well-being of major safety net programs in the United States. The studies go on to provide […]

Immigration Services, US Visa, US Immigrants, Legal Permanent Resident, LPR, Illegal Immigrants

11 Ways Immigration Reform Helps the U.S. Economy

1. Reform would bring in more money than it costs in benefits While many critics of immigration reform argue against the cost of providing increased public benefits, analysts say high spending is not a likely consequence. A Congressional Budget analysis of George W. Bush’s 2007 immigration reform proposal found it would cost the U.S. government […]

Social Security Administration Update During Government Shutdown

JCS Immigration and Visa Law Office, located in Los Angeles has communicated with the Social Security Administration office and confirmed that during the Federal Funding Hiatus/Government Shutdown, SSA will not be accepting or processing applications for Social Security numbers or replacement cards during the shutdown. This is important for any new immigrants receiving Employment Authorization […]

Evidence of Nonimmigrant Status for Obtaining a Social Security Card

a.     Evidence for lawfully admitted nonimmigrants Each alien lawfully admitted as a nonimmigrant should have an unexpired immigration document and an unexpired foreign passport as evidence of his or her status. The data shown on the immigration document and foreign passport should agree. Compare pictures appearing on visas and passports against the applicant for in-person […]