Residents of the U.S. will not be able to receive benefits during stays in Cuba
People who receive Social Security benefits and remain in Cuba for an extended period of time will lose their benefits after one month outside of the U.S.
The Social Security Administration office in Miami clarified the rule that regulates access to social assistance benefits for CaféFuerte after many inquiries from the community by residents and American citizens about receiving monthly benefits while staying in Cuba.
“A person is not eligible to receive supplemental income or Supplemental Security income during any full month they are outside the United States,” explained Maria Diaz, spokesperson for the South Florida District of the SSA.
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