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District Judge Suspends Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration; Homeland Security Secretary Expects Reversal

President Barack Obama’s recent executive action expanding immigration options for families is facing a temporary setback, as a federal judge in the Southern District of Texas ruled to suspend the order. However, both the White House and Secretary of Homeland…

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President’s Budget Would Protect Social Security Disability Benefits

As part of his proposed budget for the 2016 fiscal year, President Barack Obama is asking Congress to divert payroll tax revenue to the Social Security Disability (SSD) Insurance Fund for a five-year period to help prevent a looming cut…

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What Could Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration Mean for My Family?

Thanks to President Obama’s recent executive action on immigration, millions of undocumented immigrants may be able to receive temporary legal status, as well as a reprieve from deportation. This could mean you and your family would no longer have to…

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Scored a DWI on Super Bowl Sunday? Here’s What You Need to Know

Alcohol consumption often goes up during special events such as Super Bowl Sunday. This means police are on heightened alert for drunk drivers. Were you stopped and charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI) in Texas on Super Bowl Sunday? If…

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Study Finds Older Drivers Less Adept Than Young at Texting Behind the Wheel

Most studies of distracted driving suggest that the risk of causing a car accident decreases with age, as older drivers gain the experience to limit distractions and to recover more quickly if something goes wrong. However, a study recently published…

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Disability is Often An Event That is Not “Planned”

If you were to talk with a financial advisor or financial planner, you might discuss at what age you or your spouse might intend to draw Social Security benefits. You might also talk about cash flow needs, risk tolerance, investment…

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Social Security Disability: What Every Lawyer Should Know

Learn how to collect the proper data to give an informed referral Learn how to distinguish among types of claims Become familiar with the Five-Step Disability Determination Process Just as medical specialists should know at least the basics of other…

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RFC – The Key to Proving Disability

The central purpose of an Administrative Law Judge disability hearing in a Social Security disability claim is to determine the claimant’s “residual functional capacity” or RFC. Residual functional capacity is your capacity to perform work-related activities given your physical and…

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Long Term Benefits for Veterans and Spouses

In a recent article, the Dallas Morning News explained a little-know long-term care benefit available to some veterans and their spouses. The benefit is named the “aid-and-attendance” pension benefit. It pays up to $1,470 a month to a qualifying veteran,…

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Listing of Impairments – The Standards Used to Determine Eligibility

In order to determine disability, the Social Security Administration uses a unique set of standards called the “Listings.” These Listings are lengthy, complex, and confusing. It can take years of experience to achieve a thorough and clear understanding of the…

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