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Episode 1. Our Immigrant Finance Story
Welcome to the first episode of the Immigrant Finance podcast! In this episode, we share the backstory of Adina & Mauricio, the creators of Immigrant
How to Begin Investing as an Immigrant
Disclaimer: This article does not intend to provide individual investing advice, but instead provides general information about investing for general educational purposes. Questions regarding your
Grokking Money\’s Immigrant Finances Interview Series
Image from Grokking Money We are so excited to highlight Grokking Money\’s terrific interview series of immigrant personal finance stories. This series does a great
How Personal Finance Affects an Immigration Case
When it comes to an immigration case, learning about personal finance may not be one of the first action steps that come to mind. However,
Why Building Credit is Important for Immigrants
There are many benefits to building credit for immigrants. In the U.S., most people can only build wealth by taking certain steps such as buying
What Rights Do Immigrants Have at Work During an Immigration Raid?
Despite the fear of a potential immigration raid, being able to continue to go to work and make money is essential for immigrants to be
Do Immigrants File Taxes?
Whether we like it or not, paying taxes is something that we all need to do every year in the United States. Taxes allow the
Personal Finance for LGBTQ Immigrants
LGBTQ immigrants have unique personal finance challenges. Listen to our podcast on what LGBTQ immigrants need to know about money.
How Immigrants Can Get Credit Cards and Build Their Credit History in the U.S.
With the right steps, immigrants can get credit cards and build credit history in a new country to help meet their goals.
How Do I Get an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number or ITIN?
An identification number is needed at most banks to open a bank account or to get a credit card. The most common type of identification number is a social security number. If you don\’t qualify for a social security number, you can consider apply for an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN).
Use Form W-7 to apply for an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number or ITIN.
Immigration Legal Resources
There is no public defender for immigrants in immigration court. However, immigrants are allowed to hire a private or pro bono lawyer to represent them.