A NH has freeze insured status in a quarter if they:
Have at least 20 QC's in a period of 40 consecutive calendar quarters ending with
that quarter; (see RS 00301.140 for alternative applicable to disability before age 31; see RS 00301.150 for statutory blindness exception); and
IMPORTANT: If the worker is an alien whose SSN was first assigned on or after January 1, 2004,
then they must meet additional requirements under Section 211 of the Social Security
Protection Act of 2004 (Public Law 108-203), to be insured and to establish entitlement
based on their earnings. See RS 00301.102 for a full discussion of these requirements.