If you are an alien or non-resident in Columbus you may still be covered by the Ohio workers’ compensation system

by Kara Dolan-West | Oct 27, 2014 | General Information

The definition of “employee” under R.C. § 4123.01(A)(1)(b) expressly includes aliens, so no colorable distinction between workers exists on the basis of the alienage or citizenship. Even when an alien is subject to deportation, he or...read more >>

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

by Kara Dolan-West | Aug 20, 2014 | Eligibility

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,...read more >>

Can I Receive Benefits If I Am an Alien?

by Kara Dolan-West | Aug 18, 2014 | Workers' Compensation

The definition of “employee” under R.C § 4123.01 (A)(1)(b) expressly includes aliens, so no colorable distinction between workers exists on the basis of alienage or citizenship. Even when an alien is subject to deportation, he or...read more >>

Can I Still Receive Benefits If I Am an Alien, Non-Resident, or Minor?

by Kara Dolan-West | May 05, 2014 | Workers' Compensation

An injured worker may receive benefits even if he or she is an alien, non-resident, or minor. The definition of “employee” under Ohio Revised Code § 4123.01(A)(1)(b) expressly includes aliens. This aids in ensuring there is...read more >>