For persons receiving medical benefits under Family Health Plans, TANF, and AABD see WAG 03-01-01-b and WAG 03-01-01-c for citizenship and identity documentation requirements.
For all other programs, proof of citizenship is not needed for persons born in the U.S. For persons born outside the U.S. who claim to be U.S. citizens use one of the following items to verify citizenship:
The receipt of SSI is proof that citizenship requirements are met for all medical and cash programs. No other proof is needed.
For all programs enter the appropriate citizenship code in Item 74 of Form 552 (see WAG 27-74-00).
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