Obtaining a Social Security Number or Individual Tax Identification Number

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26th Sep 2003

The United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issues Individual Tax Identification Numbers (ITIN) for federal tax return identification purposes. As a general rule, an ITIN is only for those who cannot get a Social Security Number (SSN). The IRS has … more

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No Longer California Dreamin’ : CA Driver’s Licenses for the Undocumented a Reality

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12th Sep 2003

After the passage of Senate Bill SB 60, California will now issue driver’s licenses and identification cards to individuals who cannot demonstrate that their presence in the United States is lawful and/or cannot provide a social security number. After vetoing … more

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Feeling Lucky? Overview of the Diversity Immigrant Visa Program

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5th Sep 2003

Commonly known as the “diversity lottery”, the Diversity Immigrant Visa Program is administered each year by the Department of State under the terms of section 203(c) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). The program is designed to offer permanent … more

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