July 26, 2020

Forbes: Rubio Renews Stimulus Check Eligibility Push; 1.7 Million U.S. Citizens Currently Excluded

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The 1.7 million American citizens is only a subset of individuals excluded from receiving stimulus checks. The CARES Act had excluded undocumented immigrants, who do not have a Social Security Number (SSN), from receiving stimulus checks, despite the fact that some of these individuals pay taxes using an Individual Tax Identification Number (ITIN). The left-leaning Institute On Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP) estimated that over 4.3 million adults, as well as 3.5 million children, were excluded because of this eligibility criterion. Read more