WAG 06-02-03

The maximum eligibility period for Repatriate benefits is 90 days from the date of arrival in the U.S., unless the person cannot support or care for themselves due to age, disability, or lack of vocational training. HFS must get approval from HHS to continue benefits beyond 90 days. For persons who cannot support or care for themselves, benefits may be approved for a maximum of 9 more months.