My mom's age is 53 years and she's been in the united states since 1990.My brother of age 25 is a u.s.a veteran of the national guard and my 2 other brothers and currently active soldiers.My her youngest daughter of age 20 and I'm a American citizen .
I'll leave the immigration side of this question to the immigration attorneys. However, in order for your mother to legally qualify for either Social Security Disability Insurance (if she paid into Social Security for more than forty quarters), Supplemental Security Income (if she paid into Social Security for less than forty quarters), Medicare or MassHealth, she must have resided LEGALLY in the US for at least five years.
Given that fact, you may want to start reaching out to social service organizations that serve poor immigrants and elders, such as Catholic Charities or Jewish Families and Children's Services, for advice and resources for caring for your mother. The Massachusetts chapter of the Alzheimer's Association also has resources for individuals and families living with early -onset dementia. If your mother still has sufficient capacity, she needs to sign a health care proxy and power of attorney NOW so that someone has legal authority to act on her behalf when she no longer can look out for herself.
E. Alexandra "Sasha" Golden is a Massachusetts lawyer. All answers are based on Massachusetts law. All answers are for educational purposes and no attorney-client relationship is formed by providing an answer to a question.
Has your mother seen an immigration attorney? There may be a pathway to legalization under the facts you describe.
Please be advised my answers to questions does not constitute legal advise and you should not rely on it, due to the fact that we have never met, I have not been aprised of the facts in you case nor have I reviewed any documents.
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