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Is a an immigrant's alien number the same as their Social Security number?

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βˆ™ 2006-08-25 12:21:53

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No, they are completely different issues.

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Can you have a social security number and an alien number?

An alien number is issued by the USCIS. A Social Security number is issued by the Social Security Administration. If you are permanent resident in the United States, also referred to as a green card holder, then you must have both an alien number and a Social Security number. You typically can apply for a Social Security card after your application for permanent residence is approved by the USCIS (or the US Embassy if you are overseas).

Can an illegal alien get a social security number?

No because it is illegal.

Is there anyway a person can use the alien number to work or get a social security card?

When my husband was an alien he had a social security #. When he became a US Citizen he still has the same SS#.

Can an illegal alien with valid social security number work in US?


Can an illegal student apply for financial aid?

no. you need a social security number or alien number

Can a visitor to the US get a Social Security number?

You must be at least a Legal Resident Alien which you become when you are approved for a Green Card. Once you are approved, you can apply for a Social Security Number.

In what case would a person not have a social security number when a alien registration number has been obtained?

Correction I'm answering my own question,what would a LAPD cop do with your Social Security Number.

Can an undocumented person get a Social Security number and how?

Yes, undocumented workers sometimes fraudulently acquire counterfeit or real Social Security cards (identity theft). We can't tell you how because there is no legal way for an illegal alien to obtain a Social Security number.

Can an illegal alien get a drivers license in Wisconsin?

No you need a social security number to get a license in any of the states

What are alien number used for?

It's a number that is given to immigrants by the Govt. when they are a resident alien or alien worker (work visa) etc. It's so they can keep track of the LEGAL immigrants

Can a illegal alien have a social security card?

uh no!

If an illegal alien has a social security card does this make him or her legal in any way?

An illegal alien can't get a social security card. They are only issued to legal citizens.

Does a resident alien receive full social security benefits?

Yes they do.. Why? Because they pay taxes and social security.

What is the tax form needed for a spouse who doesn't have a social security number?

If your spouse is eligible for a social security number, you need to contact Social Security to complete Form ss-5(Application for a Social Security Card), which is a Social Security Administration form.If your spouse is a nonresident/resident alien who isn't eligible for a social security card, then your spouse needs to fill out IRS Form W-7 (IRS Application for Individual Taxpayer Identification Number). The IRS then will assign an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) to your spouse. Your spouse's ITIN then is entered in the line for "Spouse's social security number" on your tax return.

Which items are examples of personally identifiable information that should be protected?

biometric data credit card number social security number alien registration number

Can an undocumented alien who has lived and worked in the US with a valid social security number get Medicare at age 65?

That is not likely to happen.

How were immigrants and press affected by the Alien and Sedition Acts?

The Alien and Sedition Acts, enacted in the United States after the French Revolution, took a number of measures to strengthen national security. However, they limited the rights of immigrants and restricted free speech, which had a chilling effect on the press.

Can you use a dead persons social security number to obtain a job?

no. you need your own. you sound like an idiot. ...or an illegal alien.

Can an illegal alien get a social security number legally?

No. Social Security Numbers are for U.S. citizens only. Until you try and become a citizen, you cannot have one because they don't legally know you're even here.

Do employers need a social security card from all employees?

Employers in the US must obtain the Social Security Number of each person they employ, whether US citizen or resident alien holding a Green Card.

Can an illegal alien inherit property in the US from his wife who is a US citizen?

An illegal alien will have to provide identification including a social security number. if you have paid taxes you may be able to list your tax payer number instead.

Can alien resident over 65 receive social security from United States?

I just received an e-mail asking me to add my name to a list being sent to the President asking him not to give social security to illegal aliens. How can an illegal alien get social security? Wouldn't they have to prove they are a citizen?

Can a company copy a social security card?

Per the IRS website it states: You are required to get each employee's name and Social Security Number (SSN) and to enter them on Form W-2. (This requirement also applies to resident and nonresident alien employees.) You should ask your employee to show you his or her social security card. The employee may show the card if it is available. You may, but are not required to, photocopy the social security card if the employee provides it. Record each new employee's name and social security number from his or her social security card

Does a green card give you a Social Security number?

Not automatically; However, a "green card" (lawful permanent residency for aliens) makes someone elligible for a "right to work" social security number. One must request it at a Social Security office. A green card does not make you eligible for a "right to work" social security number. The "right to work" social security number is given to an alien that has received a "work authorization document". Having a green card will make you eligible for a regular social security number, with no restrictions related to it. In most of the cases when you are applying for a Green card, you might already have a Social Security number (this apply when the Permanent residence is through adjustment of status). This number will be the same when you get your permanent residence, only that if you had restrictions to work it will change to NO restrictions. If you are applying to a Green card though marriage, you will be entitled to apply to your social Security number once you receive the letter of approval from the USCIS

What are the employee ID number refer to?

Unless your employer assigns you a unique ID number, that would be your social security number or, if in the case of alien/immigrant workers, the work number ICE assigns.