Immigration Law

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IRS: Phone Scam Targets Immigrants, Threatens Deportation
Posted on 1 Nov 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Internal Revenue Service today warned consumers about a sophisticated phone scam targeting taxpayers, including recent immigrants, throughout the country. Victims are told they owe money to the IRS and it must be paid promptly through a pre... Read More

IRS Sounds Warning on Immigration Scammers
Posted on 16 Apr 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Internal Revenue Service today sounded another warning for taxpayers to guard against sophisticated and aggressive phone scams targeting consumers, particularly recent immigrants. Potential victims are threatened with deportation, arrest, having... Read More

Tags: IRS , scam , warning

The Immigration Scandal at DHS - Just as Bad as at IRS
Posted on 28 May 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" Americans are outraged when tax laws and revenue agents bite them, but seem scantly or not at all troubled when our immigration laws and their bureaucratic enforcers devour people and property rights. No doubt this disparity of concern proves the... Read More

News Excerpts From the Aug. 1, 2014, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 22 Jul 2014 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

IRS Adopts New Policy on ITINs | On June 30, 2014, the Internal Revenue Service announced that Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers will expire only if not used on a federal tax return for five consecutive years. The IRS will not begin deactivating... Read More

Excerpts From the Jan. 1, 2013 Bender's Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 20 Dec 2012 by LexisNexis Immigration Law Community Staff

USCIS Issues Policy Memo on International Filings On November 30, 2012, USCIS issued a final policy memorandum outlining the circumstances in which applicants may file Form I-601 (Application for Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility) and any associated... Read More

IRS Tightens ITIN Rules
Posted on 7 Dec 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Here is the Dec. 2012 news recap ; the Nov. 2012 IRS bulletins are here and here . Read More

Tags: ITIN , IRS , rules

IRS: Revised ITIN FAQ as of Sept. 14, 2012
Posted on 20 Sep 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

2012 ITIN Review Frequently Asked Questions - Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 2012-09-14 Read More

Tags: ITIN , IRS , faq

New ITIN Rules Burdensome, AICPA Tells IRS
Posted on 31 Aug 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" The American Institute of CPAs told the IRS that the new interim rules about how taxpayers must apply for Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers (ITINs) for 2011 tax returns are burdensome and may prevent some taxpayers from getting the documentation... Read More

Tags: ITIN , IRS , new rules