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  • The Federal ID that Pays Illegal Aliens Billions a Year

    11/28/2011 7:06:21 AM PST · by safetysign · 37 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | 11/26/2011 | Joe Guzzardi
    Established 15 years ago, the Individual Taxpayer Identification Number [ITIN] is a seemingly innocuous administrative requirement that the Internal Revenue Service assigns to anyone who is employed and pays taxes. According to the IRS website, the numbers are used for federal tax reporting only. But since ITINs, as they are commonly known, are issued to wage earners regardless of immigration status, they’ve frequently been abused by the aliens who hold them. Although the real estate crisis is fading from our memory, it’s important to recall that the ITIN was the vehicle used in lieu of Social Security numbers, which then...
  • House approves electronic ID cards

    02/11/2005 6:40:52 AM PST · by yatros from flatwater · 126 replies · 3,745+ views
    CNet News ^ | February 10, 2005 | Declan McCullagh
    House approves electronic ID cards By Declan McCullagh http://news.com.com/House+approves+electronic+ID+cards/2100-1028_3-5571898.html Story last modified Thu Feb 10 17:46:00 PST 2005 The U.S. House of Representatives approved on Thursday a sweeping set of rules aimed at forcing states to issue all adults federally approved electronic ID cards, including driver's licenses. Under the rules, federal employees would reject licenses or identity cards that don't comply, which could curb Americans' access to airplanes, trains, national parks, federal courthouses and other areas controlled by the federal government. The bill was approved by a 261-161 vote. The measure, called the Real ID Act, says that driver's...