Can a permanent resident who is disabled get SSI if he wasn't working even before being disabled and has been on permanent resident status for about 8 years?
Ssi is for people who have not paid into the system
Social Security Lawyers
Permanent residency is one of the categories of "qualified aliens" who are eligible for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) cash assistance, assuming other eligibility criteria are met. Further information is available at www.ssa.gov.
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This is a better question for the Immigration experts.
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Yes. Some noncitizens can get SSI for up to seven years.
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