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Do you have to be a U.S. citizen in order to qualify for Social Security retirement benefits?

En español | To qualify for Social Security benefits you need 40 credits or 10 years of work that was covered under Social Security. You do not have to be a U.S. citizen. You can qualify if you are a foreign citizen working legally in this country.


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