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§ 8-905. Aliens

West's Annotated Code of MarylandLabor and Employment

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Labor and Employment
Title 8. Unemployment Insurance (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 9. Eligibility for Benefits (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 8-905
§ 8-905. Aliens
Conditions of eligibility
(a) An alien is not eligible for benefits unless at the time the covered employment was performed the alien:
(1) was admitted to the United States lawfully for permanent residence;
(2) lawfully was present in the United States to perform the covered employment; or
(3) otherwise was residing permanently in the United States under color of law, including being present in the United States lawfully as a result of the application of § 207, § 208, or § 212(d)(5) of the Immigration and Nationality Act.1
Information on status
(b) The Secretary uniformly shall require from each applicant for benefits information that is necessary to determine whether benefits are payable under subsection (a) of this section.
Standard of proof
(c) If the Secretary otherwise would approve a claim for benefits, a determination to deny benefits because of alien status shall be based on a preponderance of the evidence.


Added by Acts 1991, c. 8, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1991. Amended by Acts 1993, c. 5, § 1.
Formerly Art. 95A, § 4.


June 27, 1952, ch. 477, 66 Stat. 163, codified at 8 U.S.C.A. § 1101 et seq.
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 8-905, MD LABOR & EMPLY § 8-905
Current through legislation effective through June 1, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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