What You Need to Know About the ITIN

What You Need to Know About the ITIN

What is the ITIN number? The ITIN is a Tax Identification number in the United States. It is controlled by the IRS (the agency to which US taxes are paid) and is used by foreigners who are not eligible to obtain a Social Security Number. ITIN stands for “Individual Taxpayer Identification Number” and it is […]

Nine Years After DACA, Dreamers Still Wait for Path to Citizenship, Immigration Reforms

Nine Years After DACA, Dreamers Still Wait for Path to Citizenship, Immigration Reforms

Activists wearing a t-shirt reading “Undocumented and Unafraid” and “Latina Power” at a rally to protest president Donald Trump’s decision to end DACA Downtown Portland, OR, on September 5th, 2017 (Shutterstock) By Rocco Vertuccio, NY1 QUEENS — Protected from deportation under the DACA program, starting a career as an electrical engineer is one of the […]

The House Passes Historic Dream and Promise Act and the Farm Workforce Modernization Act

The House Passes Historic Dream and Promise Act and the Farm Workforce Modernization Act

By Melissa Cruz The U.S. House of Representatives passed two immigration bills on March 18, signaling that Congress might finally enact major immigration reform for the first time in over three decades. These bills—the Dream and Promise Act and the Farm Workforce Modernization Act—both offer pathways to U.S. citizenship for many immigrants with longstanding ties […]

Comprehensive Immigration Reform: The U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021

Comprehensive Immigration Reform: The U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021

President Biden sent a bill to Congress on day one to restore humanity and American values to our immigration system. The U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021 establishes a new system to responsibly manage and secure our border, keep our families and communities safe, and better manage migration across the Hemisphere. The U.S. Citizenship Act will: […]

U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021: Impossible or Possible?

U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021: Impossible or Possible?

Impossible or possible? What are the possibilities for immigration reform in the United States? President Biden’s immigration reform proposed bill, the U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021, could change everything… or not pass at all. Attorney Brian Figeroux examines what you need to know. Legal Help Get a FREE, no-obligation consultation here. Ask the Lawyer. Visit www.askthelawyer.us

Biden’s 2021 Amnesty Pointers

Biden’s 2021 Amnesty Pointers

President Biden sent a bill to Congress on day one to restore humanity and American values to our immigration system. There are certain things that every immigrant should do before applying for any immigration benefit, whether it be a green card or U.S. citizenship or other temporary status. While this is only a proposal and […]

No New Immigration Relief Yet

No New Immigration Relief Yet

By Emily Wu, Attorney, Federal Trade Commission You might have seen that the President recently sent a new immigration bill to Congress. What does that mean for you if you’re a non-citizen in the United States? Right now, the truthful answer is likely nothing — at least not yet. But scammers won’t tell you that. […]