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Working with Non-citizens on Social Security Claims

Date: Tuesday, October 18, 2016 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Venue: Presidents Room / Minnesota State Bar Association  Minneapolis, MN United States  Get Directions
Total Price: $10.00

Deadline to Register: October 16, 2016

Lunch will be provided at 11:45 a.m.  The CLE program will start at 12:00 noon.   

Laura Melnick is an attorney with Southern Minnesota Legal Regional Legal Services who handles SSI appeals for refugees as part of her practice. Representing non-citizens is a very specialized area in a social security practice with many moving parts depending on the claimant’s immigration status. Ms. Melnick will discuss Non-Citizen eligibility for SSI in general as well as Public Law 110-328 - “The SSI Extension for Elderly and Disabled Refugees Act and POMS SI 00502.017 and POMS RS 00204.010 - “Lawful Presence Payment Provisions”. Ms. Melnick is currently the lead benefits attorney, supervising the benefits unit at the central office in Saint Paul.

This presentation is essential for any practitioner who works with the immigrant community, is looking to expand his/her practice or wants to keep up with all nuances of social security regulations.


Laura Melnick , Attorney - Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, Inc.

CLE Credit:

1.0 Standard CLE Credit | Event Code: 228892 


SSD Law Section Members: Free
Non-Section Members:  $10.00
Law Students: Free
New Admittees (Attorneys Admitted to the Minnesota Bar after January 1, 2016):  Free

Remote Participation: 

Remote attendance is available.  Please indicate that you will attend remotely when registering. Instructions will be sent via e-mail on Monday, October 17.

To register with a check, please mail in this registration form.

Need to cancel? Please see our cancellation policy.

Questions? Contact Geen Mui | 612-278-6346 

No sessions have been associated with this event.