Alien in America

Living on Disability

Living on Disability

14 Aug 2017 Karina S. Henkel

Coming from a country with a strong health care system and Social Security, I was quite worried about what would happen to me if I shouldn’t find a job in the US. And even worse: what would happen if I couldn’t find a job and Andrew would lose his ? Would I starve to death? Would I have to live under a bridge, begging for my next meal? Did people get any support from the state or federal government when they lose their job or get sick? Before I moved here I thought that people have to die on the street if they can’t provide for themselves.

Social Security, disability, poor
American Way of Life

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