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Immigrants Rising: Making Money

Everyone, regardless of immigration status, can make money by building their own businesses and working for themselves. We’re here to show you how to generate income through entrepreneurship and freelancing. See below for tools to help you get your #UndocuHustle on!

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Immigrants Rising: Basic Facts About Entrepreneurship

All immigrants regardless of immigration status are able to earn a living as independent contractors, or start a business using an ITIN or SSN. As mandated by IRCA (federal law), an individual or entity (client) is NOT required to obtain Form I-9, or otherwise inquire about immigration status from independent contractors or sporadic domestic workers. Federal Law prohibits an individual or entity from knowingly engaging an unauthorized individual to provide services as a contractor.

Learn the basics of becoming an entrepreneur HERE.