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USCIS Expands Collaboration with Social Security Administration.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced today that applicants for lawful permanent resident status can now apply for a Social Security number (SSN) or replacement card as part of the adjustment of status application process. Previously, such individuals had to apply for an SSN at a Social Security office. Currently, USCIS is revising the Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status to include the additional questions necessary to apply for an SSN or replacement card.

After approving the Form I-485, in most cases, USCIS will automatically transmit the information to the Social Security Administration. Once the Social Security Administration receives the information, it will automatically assign an original SSN or issue a replacement card, as necessary. This collaboration with the Social Security Administration will not increase the filing fee for Form I-485.

This change to Form I-485 is effective immediately, and applicants may begin filing the updated form today. USCIS receives about 576,000 Forms I-485 each year.

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