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  • Can I Get Social Security Benefits If I Am Not a Citizen of the United States?

    Social Security is a monthly payment from the federal government to blind, disabled or older people who have paid into the social security system. (Social security payments are usually taken out of your paycheck.) Even if your employer did not report your wages to the government, you might still be able to get benefits. Spouses and children of persons who have paid into the Social Security system may also be able to get benefits. Content Detail

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    Georgia Legal Services Program®
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  • Diadela Mujer Latina

    The mission of Día de la Mujer Latina, Inc. is to promote health awareness to the under served Latino community by providing an ethnic-specific education; a culturally appropriate setting for early detection screening and prevention care; and resource information for follow-up services. Content Detail

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    DíadelaMujerLatina.org
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  • Farmworker Occupational Health Fact Sheet

    The agriculture industry is consistently one of the most dangerous industries in which to work in the United States. The occupational safety risks involved in farm labor are numerous and can include exposure to pesticides, skin disorders, infectious diseases, lung problems, hearing and vision disorders, and strained muscles and bones Because of their general lack of access to quality medical care, these risks are even greater for the 2.5 million migrant and seasonal farm workers who work in the fields every year. Content Detail

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    National Center for Farmworker Health
  • Guide to Immigrant Eligibility for Federal Programs

    This table indicates what kinds of federal benefits (food stamps, medicaid, medicare, etc.) are available to immigrants based on their immigration status. For more information on Medicaid available to immigrants see THIS MAP: http://map.niwap.org/medicaid/#info For more information on Emergency Medicaid available to immigrants see THIS MAP: http://map.niwap.org/emergency-medicaid/#info Content Detail

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    National Conference of State Legislatures
  • Immigrants: Who is Eligible for What in Georgia

    This chart is based on Georgia law. Benefits and rights may be different in other states. The purpose of this chart is not to provide legal advice. You should consult an attorney to make the most informed decisions. Content Detail

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    ACLU of Georgia
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  • Undocumented?

    This document explains what undocumented immigrants can do now to prepare for possible immigration reform. There is not currently a new immigration reform law. This resource has been created only as a starting point to help undocumented immigrants prepare in the event that there is a new law and to help you avoid bad information or fraud by notarios or unscrupulous immigration service providers. Content Detail

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    ImmigrationAdvocates.org
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  • What You Need to Know about Identity Documents in Georgia

    Georgia Senate Bill 160 requires the use of secure and reliable identity documents for any official purpose concerning an agency of the state of Georgia. This new law is effective 7/1/2013. Content Detail

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    Georgia Legal Services Program®
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