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Status of Totalization Agreements in Force Legal Citations

Status of Totalization Agreements in Force: “Legal citations refer to the United States Treaties and Other International Agreements Series (UST) and the Treaties and Other International Acts Series (TIAS), both published by the U.S. Department of State. In the case of agreements that have not yet been published in the UST or TIAS series, citations are to the House of Representatives Document number assigned when the agreements were transmitted to Congress for review.”

  • Social Security Agreement with Mexico Released After 3-1/2 Year Freedom of Information Act Battle, December 29, 2006: “After numerous refusals over three and a half years, the Social Security Administration (SSA) has released the first known public copy of the U.S.-Mexico Social Security Totalization Agreement. The government was forced to make the disclosure in response to lawsuits filed under the Freedom of Information Act by TREA Senior Citizens League, a 1.2 million member nonpartisan seniors advocacy group.” [Mike Ravnitzky]
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