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Combined Manual


GLOSSARY: QUALIFIED...

ISSUE DATE: 12/2014
Revision #5

QUALIFIED NON-CITIZEN
A person who:

Was lawfully admitted for permanent residence under the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA).

OR

Was admitted to the United States as a refugee under Section 207 of the INA.

OR

Was granted asylum under Section 208 of the INA.

OR

Whose deportation or removal is being withheld under Section 243(h) or Section 241(b)(3) of the INA.

OR

Was paroled under Section 212(d)(5) of the INA for a period of at least 1 year.

OR

Was granted conditional entry under Section 203(a)(7) of the INA as in effect prior to 4-1-80.

OR

Is a Cuban/Haitian entrant.

OR

Battered non-citizen. See BATTERED NON-CITIZEN in 0002.05 (Glossary: Assistance Standard...).


Qualified non-citizens are not automatically eligible for assistance. They must meet all other eligibility conditions. In addition, additional citizenship related criteria must also be applied. See 0011.03 (Citizenship and Immigration Status).

QUALIFIED PROFESSIONAL

See 0011.39 (Qualified Professionals).

QUALIFIED PROVIDER

GA : A non profit legal assistance organization; a private attorney at law; an agency that employs licensed practitioners or accredited counseling staff or staff with a master's degree from an accredited program in social work, psychology, counseling, occupational therapy, or physical therapy; or an organization or a person determined by DHS or the county agency to have sufficient training or experience to be effective in assisting clients applying for and establishing eligibility for SSI benefits.

QUALITY CONTROL

A performance reporting system established by Congress to review federal assistance programs.

QUALITY CONTROL REVIEWER

The person designated by the state or federal government to conduct the quality control review of assistance programs according to federal and state standards.

REAL ESTATE APPRAISER

A person holding a state license to evaluate the market value of REAL PROPERTY.

REAL ESTATE TAX STATEMENT

The official annual notification from the County Assessor's office of the ESTIMATED MARKET VALUE of the property, amount of taxes levied, any credits, any special assessments, and the owner and taxpayer of record.

REAL ESTATE TAXES

Those taxes listed on the REAL ESTATE TAX STATEMENT

REAL PROPERTY

Land, all buildings, structures, improvements, or other fixtures on it belonging or pertaining to the land and all mines, minerals, fossils, and trees on or under it. A mobile home is real property if it is attached to a foundation on land owned by the unit.

REASONABLE COMPENSATION

MFIP: When the value received in exchange for transferred property is consistent with fair market value and equals or exceeds the seller's EQUITY in the property minus any sales expenses.

SNAP, MSA, GA : When the value received in exchange for transferred property equals or exceeds the seller's EQUITY in the property minus any sales expenses.

See TRANSFER in 0002.67 (Glossary: Thrifty...).

RECENT WORK HISTORY

MFIP, SNAP: The person received EARNED INCOME in any 1 of the 3 months prior to the PAYMENT MONTH. For SNAP, this applies to Uncle Harry FS ONLY.

RECERTIFICATION

The process used by the COUNTY AGENCY to determine a participant's continued eligibility for BENEFITs.


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