Tag: immigrants

February 03, 2016

USCIS Warning to Immigrants: Beware of Tax Identity Theft

USCIS Warning to Immigrants: Beware of Tax Identity Theft Tax identify theft is a big issue for everyone but in a recent years, fraudsters have targeted immigrants in particular. In recognition of Tax Identify Theft Awareness Week, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) recently warned of one scam: If a tax preparer offers to […]

April 25, 2015

Wanted: Your Ideas for Welcoming New Immigrants for a Stronger America

On November 21, 2014, the President established the White House Task Force on New Americans, which is made up of 16 Federal departments, agencies, and White House offices. The task force’s job is to develop and implement a strategy to help new immigrants integrate and contribute to society to their fullest potential. The task force […]

April 07, 2015

Only 2 weeks left to nominate your candidate for the Immigrant Journey Awards!

Don’t miss the opportunity to nominate your candidate(s) for the Immigrant Journey Awards! Cowles & Thompson’s Immigrant Journey Awards honor and celebrate the business, professional, and civic contributions of North Texas immigrants. Past honorees have immigrated from India, China, Mexico, Nigeria, Columbia, Sierra Leone, Taiwan, El Salvador, and Honduras and have been recognized for their […]

October 17, 2014

New Government Program Will Help Some Haitians Immigrate to the United States Faster

Under this program, certain eligible Haitian beneficiaries of approved family-sponsored immigrant visa petitions, who are currently in Haiti, can come to the United States as early as two years before they are eligible to receive permanent residence. In other words, they will be “paroled” into the U.S. to be with their families until the green […]