Undocumented workers and taxes: should you get a tax identification number?

On behalf of Robichaud, Schroepfer & Correia, P.A. posted in Employment Immigration on Friday, April 19, 2013. One of the themes of this blog is the dynamic role that immigrant workers play in driving the American economy. Undocumented people include many, many workers – and many of those workers pay taxes. In Minnesota and across the […]

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Immigrants help drive recovery of housing market

On behalf of Robichaud, Schroepfer & Correia, P.A. posted in Employment Immigration on Friday, March 8, 2013. Immigration helps drive economic growth in Minnesota and across the country. This is one of the recurring themes of this blog. We’ve written, for example, about immigrant-owned businesses, such as those on Lake Street in Minneapolis or University Avenue […]

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Immigration and bad workplaces: the downside of undocumented status

On behalf of Robichaud, Schroepfer & Correia, P.A.posted in Employment Immigration on Tuesday, February 5, 2013. Immigrants have an immense amount to offer to America’s economic vitality. This is true across the board, from the most highly skilled jobs to lower-skilled jobs that most Americans don’t want. On the high end, work permits may come […]

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New year, new hopes for immigration reform

On behalf of  Robichaud, Schroepfer & Correia, P.A. posted in Employment Immigration on Monday, January 14, 2013. In last week’s post, we wrote about how aggressive federal officials are at enforcing immigration law. That includes many deportations a year in Minnesota and other states around the country. Looking to the future, however, many people are hopeful […]

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Deferred action program: one young woman’s success story

On behalf of Robichaud, Schroepfer & Correia, P.A. posted in Employment Immigration on Thursday, December 20, 2012. The Deferred Action program really does work. Many young Minnesota immigrants are among thousands around the country who have applied for the program, which offers a two-year waiver to prevent deportation and gain work permits or the ability to […]

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