Can I apply for an SSN on behalf of a non resident alien who has permission to work in the US but wants to obtain a SSN

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  1. Carl Michael Shusterman

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    Answered . He can apply for an SS card.

    (213) 394-4554 x0 Mr. Shusterman is a former INS Trial Attorney (1976-82) with over 35 years of immigration... more
  2. Michael Hugh Carlin

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    Answered . An alien who has a valid Employment Authorization Document is eligible to apply for a Social Security Number. The person should go to the nearest Social Security Office and apply.

    (734) 369-3131. This communication does not establish and attorney-client relationship with the Law Office of... more
  3. Olesia Gorinshteyn

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    Answered . A non-immigrant with work authorization can apply for a SSN.

  4. F. J. Capriotti III

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    Answered . Why would 'you' apply?

    The alien him/her self needs to go into a SS office, with their passport and work permit.

    PROFESSOR OF IMMIGRATION LAW for over 10 years -- This blog posting is offered for informational purposes only. It... more

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