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NL 00711.015 Miscellaneous Paragraphs

052. RELATIONSHIP—GENERAL

The Social Security Act provides for payment of monthly benefits only to a spouse, child, dependent grandchild, or dependent parent of a worker. Since you do not meet one of these relationship requirements, you do not qualify for monthly benefits.

052.1. RELATIONSHIP—INELIGIBLE HEIRS

The Social Security Act does not provide for the payment of benefits to a  (a) (b) (c) of an insured worker. Thus, no monthly benefits are payable to you on  (d)    's social security record.

(a)

sister

(b)

brother

(c)

foster parent

(d)

name of worker

056. REQUEST FOR INCREASE IN BENEFITS

Social security benefits are paid in accordance with the provisions of the law. Under the law, a person's benefit amount is generally based on the worker's average earnings in work covered by social security. Your present benefit rate is the highest payable to you based on your average earnings.

We regret that we are unable to help you. However, the law does not provide for benefit increases because of individual need or other personal circumstances.

060. FOLLOWUP TO IMMIGRATION AND NATURALIZATION SERVICE (G-641 SENT)

A form G-641 (Application for Verification of Information from Immigration and Naturalization Records) (see photocopy enclosed) was forwarded to your office on  (a) (date) by (b) (name and address of Claimant) requesting information concerning  (c)  . It was requested that this information be forwarded to this office for use in completing a claim for social security benefits.

Please advise our office whether you have received this form and, if so, the approximate date we may expect to receive the requested information.

(c)

name of worker/wage earner

065. STALL PARAGRAPH

We are working on  (a) (b) (c) (d) claim and you may be assured that we are making every effort to complete our action as soon as possible. We will notify you of the decision when the necessary work is completed.

(a)

your

(b)

your wife's

(c)

your children's

(d)

your husband's

068. FORWARDING SS WITH AWARD OR DISALLOWANCE NOTICE WHEN NUMBER WAS ASSIGNED TO PROCESS CLAIM OF A LIVE “A” OR “HA” CLAIMANT

Your social security record has been established under number (SSN). A card showing this number is enclosed. Please use this number on any future contacts or correspondence regarding social security matters.

NOTE TO TYPIST: Enclose OA-702.

070. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER UNKNOWN — DATA NEEDED TO LOCATE IT — WIFE OR WIDOW INQUIRY

Before further action may be taken on your (a), (b)  social security benefits, we must obtain your (husband's), (wife's) social security number.

If you do not have the social security card, (his), (her) number may be found on one of the following: Form 1040, Individual Income Tax Return (IRS), Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement, payment receipts, employee identification cards, union cards, or registration cards issued by a State employment agency.

If you are unable to locate your (husband's), (wife's) social security number, please submit the following information about (him), (her) .

  1. Names and address of (his), (her) employers in the United States and the date (he), (she) worked for each.

  2. (His), (Her) father's name.

  3. (His), (Her) mother's maiden name.

  4. (His), (Her) date of birth.

  5. (His), (Her) place of birth.

Fill-ins:

(a)

   claim for

(b)

   inquiry about

075. EFFECTIVE DATE OF THE ACT

The Social Security Act did not go into effect until January 1, 1937. Therefore, we have no record of earnings paid before that date.

077.1. REQUESTS FOR COPIES OF SOCIAL SECURITY ACT OR REGULATIONS, ETC.

You asked that we send you a copy of the  (fill-in)  . Since we do not have copies for distribution, there is enclosed a pamphlet containing general information about the social security program which may be helpful to you.

NOTE TO TYPIST: Enclose SSA Publication No. 78-10035 (or current revision).

077.2 REQUEST FOR COMPILATION OF SOCIAL SECURITY LAWS

We do not have copies of the Social Security Act and Amendments for distribution. Copies of the revised edition of “Compilation of Social Security Laws” may be purchased from the Superintendent of Documents, United States Government Prin