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    Nationwide, around 65% of applicants are denied on initial application, and around 80% on first appeal. Congratulations on being part of the 35%.

    "The true strength of our nation comes not from the might of our arms or the scale of our wealth, but from the enduring power of our ideals." - Barack Obama

    by HeyMikey on Mon Feb 02, 2009 at 08:35:00 AM PST

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      But my real point was that if I'd picked up the phone and started things rolling right away as they advised, I would never have gotten it.

      I noticed you're an SS attorney - I had the impression from looking around the net that the attorneys weren't interested in helping you until after you'd been denied. Is that not true?

      "There -- it's -- you know, one of the hardest parts of my job is to connect Iraq to the war on terror." --GWB

      by denise b on Mon Feb 02, 2009 at 02:45:51 PM PST

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