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It’s Tax Season, Even for Undocumented Immigrants

With April’s tax deadline approaching, people in the US are starting to organize their paperwork. It may come as a surprise to some that many undocumented immigrants also pay taxes. However, anxiety is building as a pathway to citizenship may require paying years of back taxes. Fi2W reporter Aurora Almendral headed to Queens, NY to find out more.

Listen to Aurora Almendral’s report on undocumented taxpayers produced for our media partner PRI’s The World.

Read Aurora’s report on how the requirement to pay back taxes may put the path to legalization out of reach for some undocumented immigrants.  Click here.

Fi2W is supported by the David and Katherine Moore Family Foundation and the Ralph E. Odgen Foundation.


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