While waiting for my Social Security disability to approve, can I leave the country?
Lynnwood, WA |
I want to go back to my home country (I am a Green Card Holder) and stay for at least 2 years and wait for my Social Security Disability approval as I cannot afford to stay in USA as I dont have an income and cannot work.
You need to check with SSA about what will happen if you are approved-- there may be some limits on getting payments when you are out of the US.
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The process itself does not restrict your ability to travel but you may want need to come back for a hearing. The vast majority of my clients need to appear before an Administrative Law Judge to testify. Best of luck to you.
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