SSI has two requirements for eligibility: the disability portion, which he meets, and the financial portion, which he no longer meets due to his change of circumstances. The total household income is used to determine eligibility, with some small exceptions. Whether the income comes from you working, your disability benefits, etc, that income counts.
Sorry I don't have better news.
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Yes they can, they will and they do. You could work with your Congresspeople to get the law changed or you could get a divorce and live separately, those are about it as far as viable options to help get SSI again go.
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My colleagues are correct. As you are married, he gets nothing from SSI. I have known couples who separate and live apart, and then may be eligible for some SSI, or who get divorced, then maybe some benefit could be paid. But I do not recommend either option - they are not fair choices.
Sorry I cannot give better news, but that is the law on SSI.
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