How (Some) State Stimulus Packages Are Including Immigrants
By Marcia Brown
It appears the Biden administration is aware of the eligibility issue. The Paycheck Protection Program eligibility now extends to legal residents and ITIN filers, not just citizens, after changes announced last week. Although the American Rescue Plan expands the Child Tax Credit (CTC), only those with Social Security numbers are eligible, excluding an estimated one million children. The same is true with the federal EITC expansion this year.
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