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What is the best way for you to build a credit history if you are not a US citizen but have a Social Security number and are married to a US citizen?
You do not have to be a US citizen to obtain credit. You simply need to find a lender willing to put you in debt! You can begin by establishing a relationship with a local bank. Speak with banker, or loan officer and tell them your goals. You want to express the desire to purchase a car and a house. This represents potential income to the bank. They will give you specific steps to take which can help you get there. You will need to establish at least 3 open credit accounts. Your local bank can extend a secured credit card and a personal loan secured by a Certificate of Deposit. These types of accounts require you to deposit money, which the bank will hold. Because these types of accounts are less risky for the bank, they are more likely to grant them to a credit beginner. This will get you started. Ask your banker what they recommend for a timetable. Follow their suggestions, and at the appropriate point, approach your banker again for another secured credit card, or possibly automobile financing. Following these steps will provide you with an excellent start to building a good credit history. In as little as 18 mos, you can be on your way to borrowing up to your eyeballs like the rest of America! Ain't capitalism grand?
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What can you do to start to build your credit history when you have only had a social security number for 3 months?
Answer There needs to be something for the CRA's (credit reporting agencies) to report on. So, the easist and fastest way is to get some credit, either by getting a …credit card or buying something on credit (furniture, car etc) Sometimes when you have no credit this is easier said than done. So if you have a problem, try getting a co-account with a parent or relative on an existing card. That way it shows up pretty quickly on your report. Just make sure that who ever you are signing with has made the payments on that account on time and that it is not over the limit.
Answer You don't have to be a citizen to marry someone as long as you are a legal immigrant..
Can a person who has been in the US illegally for over ten years get their social security number and work legally when they marry an US citizen?
Answer No, the SSA will not issue SS numbers to persons who are not of legal status within the US.
Will it build your credit history if you are not a US citizen but have been regularly using your check card as a credit card?
Debit Cards Citizenship is not a factor here because debit cards used as credit cards is basically delaying the payment for merchandise. Instead of having the mo…ney withdrawn immediately (debit), it is delayed a few days and taken out then (credit). Also, you are not borrowing money when using a debit card, whether as debit ot credit, because you're using money you already have.
The best way is to keep advertising clearly on the internet. Make sure you explain that the only reason that you want to get married is to get a Resident Alien identific…ation. It is very important to be clear about your intentions and to state if you are willing to pay this person. You should also give your full name, country of origin, age, sex, race, date of birth and email address. It is only fair to the person who answers your request. (Oh, and it will also make it easier for DHS to find you since it is a criminal offense to marry solely for immigration purposes).
Anybody can marry a US citizen, provided that they have a valid and legal immigrant status in the US. If not, then they may have to face unnecessary deportation and other prob…lems when reapplying to enter the US. An illegal alien does NOT attain US citizenship simply by virtue of a marriage ceremony. An immigrant with a legal status can very well marry a US citizen and get to enjoy the benefits.
Hopefully one of you is in the military. Then you can get a proxy marriage. Look up proxy marriage laws for your state, it's very easy and quick. You can also get married …in Texas because they allow proxy marriages and have no residency laws. Good luck!
If you live in another country, you may still receive your Social Security check for the duration of your eligibility; however, there are some countries where US Government ch…ecks or deposits are prohibited or restricted. If you live in one of these countries, your benefits will stop until you relocate to an unrestricted country, at which time you will also receive any back payments missed. You cannot receive payments at all while living in Cuba or North Korea. You may be able to get an exception through the US Embassy under certain circumstances if you live in "Cambodia, Vietnam or areas that were in the former Soviet Union (other than Armenia, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Russia)." The SSA cannot send checks to a designated proxy.
No they can not. In order for a non us citizen to be able to work in the United States, they need to apply for and receive a work visa. That will allow them to get a job, and …may supply a temporary SSN.
The answer is maybe. When we say you are outside the United States, we mean that you are not in one of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin …Islands, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands or American Samoa. Once you have been out of the United States. for at least 30 days in a row, you are considered to be outside the country until you return and stay in the United States for at least 30 days in a row. If you are not a U.S. citizen, you also may have to prove that you were lawfully present in the United States for that 30-day period. If you are a citizen of one of the countries listed below, Social Security payments will keep coming no matter how long you stay outside the United States, as long as you are eligible for the payments. Austria Belgium Canada Chile Czech Republic Finland France Germany Greece Ireland Israel Italy Japan Korea (South) Luxembourg Netherlands Norway Poland Portugal Spain Sweden Switzerland United Kingdom If you are a citizen of one of the countries listed below, you also may receive your payments as long as you are outside the United States, unless you are receiving your payments as a dependent or survivor. In that case, there are additional requirements you have to meet. Albania Antigua and Barbuda Argentina Bahamas Barbados Belize Bolivia Bosnia-Herzegovina Brazil Burkina Faso Colombia Costa Rica Côte d'Ivoire Croatia Cyprus Dominica Dominican Republic Ecuador El Salvador Gabon Grenada Guatemala Guyana Hungary Iceland Jamaica Jordan Latvia Liechtenstein Lithuania Macedonia Malta Marshall Islands Mexico Micronesia, Fed. States of Monaco Montenegro Nicaragua Palau Panama Peru Philippines St. Kitts and Nevis St. Lucia Samoa (formerly Western Samoa) San Marino Serbia Slovakia Slovenia Trinidad-Tobago Turkey Uruguay Venezuela If you are not a U.S. citizen or a citizen of one of the other countries listed above, your payments will stop after you have been outside the United States for six full calendar months unless you meet one of the following exceptions: You were eligible for monthly Social Security benefits for December 1956; orYou are in the active military or naval service of the United States; orThe worker on whose record your benefits are based had railroad work treated as covered employment by the Social Security program; orThe worker on whose record your benefits are based died while in the U.S. military service or as a result of a service-connected disability and was not dishonorably discharged; orYou are a resident of a country with which the United States has a Social Security agreement. Currently, these countries are: Australia Austria Belgium Canada Chile Czech Republic Denmark Finland France Germany Greece Ireland Italy Japan Korea (South) Luxembourg Netherlands Norway Poland Portugal Spain Sweden Switzerland United Kingdom However, the agreements with Austria, Belgium, Germany, Sweden and Switzerland permit you to receive benefits as a dependent or survivor of a worker while you reside in the foreign country. This is true only if the worker is (or was at the time of death) a U.S. citizen or a citizen of your country of residence; or You are a citizen of one of one of the following countries, and the worker on whose record your benefits are based lived in the United States for at least 10 years or earned at least 40 credits under the U.S. Social Security system. If you are receiving benefits as a dependent or survivor, see additional requirements.Afghanistan, Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Botswana, Burma, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, China, Congo, Rep. of, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gambia, Ghana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, St. Vincent & Grenadines, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tonga, Tunisia, Uganda, Yemen If you are not a citizen of one of the countries listed above, you cannot use this exception. If you are not a U.S. citizen and none of these exceptions applies to you, your payments will stop after you have been outside the United States for six full months. Once this happens, your payments cannot be started again until you come back and stay in the United States for a whole calendar month. You have to be in the United States on the first minute of the first day of a month and stay through the last minute of the last day of that month. In addition, you may be required to prove that you have been lawfully present in the United States for the full calendar month. There are additional requirements for dependents of survivors. For more information, contact the nearest U.S. Embassy or consulate or Social Security office. If you are not a U.S. citizen, you must have lived in the United States for at least five years. During that five years, the family relationship on which benefits are based must have existed. Children may meet this residency requirement on their own or may be considered as meeting the residency requirement if it is met by the worker and other parent (if any). However, children adopted outside the United States will not be paid outside the United States, even if the residency requirement is met. The residency requirement will not apply to you if you meet any of the following conditions: You were initially eligible for monthly benefits before January 1, 1985; orYou are entitled on the record of a worker who died while in the U.S. military service or as a result of a service-connected disease or injury; orYou are a citizen of one of the countries listed below;Austria, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea (South), Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom Things that must be reported Listed below are things that must be reported. You can report by contacting us in person, by mail or by telephone. Change of addressWork outside the U.S.If you return to work or your disability improvesMarriageDivorce or annulmentAdoption of a childChild leaves the care of a wife, husband, widow or widowerChild nearing age 18 is a full-time student or is disabledDeathInability to manage fundsDeportation or removal from the United States.Changes in parental circumstancesEligibility for a pension from work not covered by Social Security For more information, see the Social Security Online website, accessible via Related Links, below.
Get them to visit you in your own country, since you will almost definitely not be allowed back into the USA.
Yes, there are certain exceptions. There are ways for non citizens to obtain a SS#. I found a link, hope its helpful.
no, just take a citizen test. no marriage required
Yes, but the US citizen should sponsor his/her spouse's immigration in order for him/her to get a green card.
No you can't get a social secruity number if you ared not a legal citizen.
Citizenship and social security cards are not requirements for claiming a person as exemption. The person should be living with you legally in the same household and he/she mu…st be dependent on you and you must have provided food, shelter and other things (I believe at least half the cost of their up keep)