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Migrant filing of taxes up, Illegal immigrants can file returns with ITINs
Published on Sat, Apr 10, 2010
Alondra Velasco is part of the underground economy, but she's a legitimate taxpayer in the eyes of Uncle Sam.
The 22-year-old Rialto resident works at a Mexican restaurant. She gets paid in cash because she's in the country illegally and doesn't have a Social Security number.
Like millions of Americans, Velasco will file a tax return this year, reporting her income and earnings to the Internal Revenue Service.
Published in the Contra Costa Times | Read Article