National Legal Center for Immigrants
Payment of registration fees by credit card only.
April 14-15, 2009
8:15 a.m. (for registration) - 5:15 p.m., Day One
8:30 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Day Two
Date: February 11, 2009
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM EST/ 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM PST
Cost: $25 for non-CLINIC affiliates. Click here to register!
Sponsored by: Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. and Diocesan Migrant and Refugee Services
Date: February 4-5, 2009
Feb. 3: Optional session for beginning level staff.
Regardless of what legalization program is eventually enacted and implemented, applicants will need to submit supporting documents to establish that they qualify. What documents are likely to be needed? What is the best way to organize them? How should clients now be counseled on ways to gather these documents? By looking at the prior legalization under the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) of 1986, and at the current proposals, we can estimate what may be required once a new legalization program is enacted.
What is an ITIN?
ITIN stands for Individual Tax Identification Number. It is a nine-digit number issued by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to individuals who do not qualify for a Social Security Number (SSN). The ITIN always begins with the number 9 and has a 7 or 8 in the fourth digit. For example: 9XX-7X-XXXX.
An ITIN permits individuals without a valid Social Security Number (SSN) to:
Laura Dogu, Deputy Consul General, and Mark Bosse, Communications Unit Supervisor, U.S. Consulate General in Ciudad Juarez, as well as Warren Janssen, Field Office Director of the USCIS office located at the consulate, each spoke at CLINIC’s annual family immigration law training in El Paso on February 5, 2008. The following is a summary of the updated information provided by the State Department and USCIS.
By Debbie Smith