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Yes, as long as he was a member of your household for the entire year and you furnished more than 1/2 of his support, he is a US Citizen (there are substitutes for this also, but probably not a problem), he had no income and did not file a joint return with anyone, you can claim him as a dependent.
It is interesting that you say he was turned down for SNAP (the new name for food stamps) as I can see no reason that he wouldn't qualify for food stamps;
The accident happened in FL. I drove down and brought him back to Al as he couldn't get help from the Fla VA . The man has nothing.. We help all the peole around the World and when we try to help our own ...to no avail. By the way..May I print this out?
If his injuries are severe enough and permanent, he would qualify for Social Security Disability and that would probably be worth pursuing as it is routine to be turned down initially; the problem is that there is no partial disability in the SSDI program, you are either disabled or your not.
Further, he should qualify for SSI which isn't a lot, but if he has no means of support and has no income, I don't know why he would be turned down for that; SSA usually has you make out a dual application for both programs.
Sure, you can print it out, but it is for your personal use, not to be part of the NY Times or the next "Great American Novel".
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