TN 5 (03-12)
SI 00604.031 Presence in the U.S.: Question 16
Question 16 helps determine whether a claimant meets the presence in the United States provision of the Social Security Act throughout the 30 consecutive days prior to the filing date.
B. When to complete question 16
Complete 16(a) for all claimants. Complete (b) only if (a) is answered "YES". Otherwise, follow the "Go To" instructions.