Q: Mothers maiden name on birth certificate doesn't match name declared when coming to US as refugee. Can I get soc securiy
I am a citizen, and I want to apply for social security. But I am worried about this information not matching and getting myself and my family in trouble.
A: The issue is your name, not your mom's name, because you are registering for Social Security. If your mom pretended to be someone else, then that is a completely different issue. It should not affect you if you were born in the United States.
If your mother has concerns, then she should contact a competent and experienced immigration attorney before there are any other complications. Good luck.
The above is general information, not legal advice, and does not create an attorney client relationship.
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