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  1. Hello,
    Does anyone from Canadian nurses knows how to get a Social Security Number? I have no a letter from any empolyer yet.
    Thank you.
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  3. by   MikeyJ
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    Hello,
    Does anyone from Canadian nurses knows how to get a Social Security Number? I have no a letter from any empolyer yet.
    Thank you.

    The only way to get a social security number in the U.S.A. is to obviously apply for U.S. legal residency. You can also apply for a work VISA. The employers do not give you social security numbers -- they can't hire you until you have established a legal residence or work visa. You would need to contact USCIS (United States Citizenship and Immigration Services).
    http://www.uscis.gov/graphics/howdoi/legpermres.htm

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