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My wife is a resident alien - can she retire on social

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my wife is a resident alien - can she retire on social security
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  PDtax replied 1 year ago.

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Expert:  PDtax replied 1 year ago.

Resident aliens (RA) can vest and collect social security benefits as citizens do. The RA have to be here legally, and have to work for employers who contributed social security taxes on their behalf. Most frequent are green card holders, who qualify for benefits the same way citizens do, with 40 quarters of work, meet certain age requirements, etc.

Expert:  PDtax replied 1 year ago.

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