Immigration Law

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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

Oct. 14th NILC Webinar: ITINs and Common Tax Questions for Restaurant Workers
Posted on 7 Oct 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Have questions about how to get or use an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN)? Or about how to deal with potential discrepancies in tax filings? If so, please join us for a webinar on common tax questions and scenarios for immigrant... Read More

Tags: ITIN , webinar , nilc

Life After DACA: Obtaining a Social Security Number, Transferring Your Credit History, and Rescinding your ITIN
Posted on 12 Dec 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"DREAMers with deferred action are eligible to apply for a SSN and should transfer their existing credit history to that number. Additionally, DREAMers must also contact the IRS to rescind their existing ITIN as an individual cannot have an ITIN... Read More

Tags: ITIN , daca , Credit , SSN

Lawsuits Filed in N.M. Over ITINs, Taxes
Posted on 16 Feb 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"MALDEF filed two lawsuits in state district court against the New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department and Secretary Demesia Padilla (collectively, "TRD") for unlawfully withholding millions of dollars from immigrant taxpayers using... Read More

E4FC Releases ITIN Guide (December 2016)
Posted on 28 Dec 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Iliana G. Perez, the National Immigration Law Center, Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus and the Immigrant Legal Resource Center - "We are pleased to introduce our newest educational resource : E4FC's ITIN Guide . ... Read More

Tags: ITIN

Jan. 9, 2017 Webinar: ITIN Renewals & ITIN Tax-Filing Issues for Immigrants
Posted on 5 Jan 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

NILC - " ITIN Renewals & ITIN Tax-Filing Issues for Immigrants Monday, January 9, 2017, 2 p.m. EST / 11 a.m. PST The National Immigration Law Center, National Council of La Raza, and Center on Budget and Policy Priorities invite tax practitioners... Read More

Tags: ITIN , webinar , nilc

I've Got ITINs on My Mind - Prof. Francine J. Lipman
Posted on 26 Sep 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Prof. Francine J. Lipman, Sept. 24, 2016 - "Among the many amazing opportunities I have had as a law professor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas is continuing my work with immigrants on their tax issues. As I have written about at length unauthorized... Read More

Tags: ITIN , lipman

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

Navigating the ITIN Renewal Process - Free Webinar (Jan. 25, 2017)
Posted on 24 Jan 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Navigating the ITIN Renewal Process: Implications for Immigrant and VITA Communities Wed, Jan 25, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM MST "Since the IRS announcement of mandatory ITIN renewals for a select group of ITIN holders several months ago, VITA programs... Read More

Tags: ITIN , webinar , Renewal

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

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