Social Security Number

In the United States, a Social Security number (SSN) is a nine-digit number issued to U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and temporary (working) residents under section 205(c)(2) of the Social Security Act, codified as 42 U.S.C. § 405(c)(2). The number is issued to an individual by the Social Security Administration, an independent agency of the United States government. Its primary purpose is to track individuals for Social Security purposes.A Social Security number may be obtained by applying on Form SS-5, "Application for A Social Security Number Card".
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  • Living Abroad and Applying for a Marriage-based Visa

    … or her foreign job and applying for jobs in the U.S., registering children at U.S. schools, opening U.S. bank or investment accounts, applying for a U.S. Social Security number, and so on. Again, you should probably speak with a Miami immigration lawyer in regard to this if you have any questions. What kinds of U.S. federal tax filing requirements…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 10 readers -
  • Trio Makes off with $418,793 from Casino

    … someone used another person’s driver’s license to buy cigarettes or another person’s Social Security number to get a bank loan. In this case, the group used player cards in other customer’s names to get free slot plays. Even though the customers themselves weren’t being deprived of money or free plays, identity theft charges still apply because other…

    Matthew Sharp/ The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 42 readers -
  • What to Expect at an Expuction Hearing

    … “no” when asked if they have ever been convicted of a crime. The Expunction Process The first step in the process is to determine whether or not an individual is eligible for one. Section 55 of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure deals with the expunction of criminal records, which is only allowed if certain conditions are met. Only misdemeanor crimes…

    Law Office of James Alston- 37 readers -
  • Your Papers, Please.

    … Firearms Laws and the Disarming of the German Jews, Pg. 487-488. House Bill 503, the Firearm Registration Act, requires that: All firearms in this Commonwealth shall be registered in accordance with this section. It shall be the duty of a person owning or possessing any firearm to cause the firearm to be registered. No person within this Commonwealth…

    Adam Kraut/ Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 9 readers -
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