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World Series winner: Trying to get SSD benefits has been tougher

Whether you're a baseball fan or not -- and whether or not you love the Yankees -- Brian Doyle's story stands out. When the 1978 World Series began, Doyle was a reserve second baseman. When the team's first stringer got injured, though, Doyle rose to the occasion spectacularly. He hit a .438 in the series, which the Yankees won in just six games.

Under What Circumstances May A Non-Citizen be Eligible for SSI?

A non-citizen (also called an "alien" for immigration purposes) may be eligible for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) if he or she meets the requirements of the laws for non-citizens that went into effect on August 22, 1996. In general, most non-citizens must meet two requirements to be potentially eligible for SSI:

How Quickly May My Child Receive Benefits?

It can take three to five months for the state agency to decide if your child is disabled. However, for some medical conditions, Social Security make Supplemental Security Income payments right away and for up to six months while the state agency decides if your child is disabled.

Can a Criminal Conviction Prevent Me From Receiving Social Security Benefits?

You must inform Social Security right away if you are convicted of a crime. Regular disability benefits or any underpayments that may be due are not paid for the months a person is confined for a crime, but any family members who are eligible for benefits based on that person's work may continue to receive benefits.Monthly benefits or any underpayments that may be due usually are not paid to someone who commits a crime and is confined to an institution by court order and at public expense. This applies if the person has been found:

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