Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance Benefits to Individuals Removed from the United States

Date: 
Friday, December 29, 2017
Report Number: 
A-13-17-34105
Report Type: 
Audit Report
Office Affiliation: 

Our objectives were to determine whether the Social Security Administration (SSA) (1) took timely and appropriate actions in response to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) deportation alerts; (2) paid Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance (OASDI) benefits to individuals DHS reported as deported from the United States and were not lawfully admitted for permanent residence in the country; and (3) paid OASDI benefits to individuals DHS reported to SSA as deported from the United States after July 31, 2010 and who did not meet criteria for continued benefit eligibility.