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Stimulus jobs may go in the toilet.

by caktus / February 9, 2009 4:06 AM PST

598,000 U.S. Jobs Lost in JAN -- Will Senate Today Go Through With Plan to Give Stimulus Jobs to Illegal Aliens?

By Roy Beck, Friday, February 6, 2009, 9:10 AM

The feds' monthly report was even worse than expected: 598,000 jobs cut in January. And, yet, Senate leaders have still not given permission for a vote on a Stimulus Bill amendment that would keep illegal foreign workers from getting jobs created by the massive taxpayer effort.

How many Americans have to lose their jobs before they are given priority over illegal aliens and the outlaw companies that hire them?

The government says employers slashed payrolls by 598,000 in January, the most since the end of 1974, catapulting the unemployment rate to 7.6 percent.

The Labor Department's report is grim proof the nation's job climate is deteriorating at an alarming clip with no end in sight. Job losses were far worse than the 525,000 economists expected. So was the rise in the unemployment rate, now at the highest since September 1992.
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As if it isn't bad enough that 7.6% (11.6 million) of our workforce are out of jobs. More than half that number in just the last year.

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To look into...
by J. Vega / February 11, 2009 2:40 AM PST

To look into the situation, it may help to look at the application form and instructions for an ITIN. Here's a link to a .pdf of that:
http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/fw7.pdf
If you look at that, it may raise the question of what is the "Substantial Presence Test". That in in Publication 519, U.S. Tax Guide for Aliens. Look at page 4. Here's a link to a .pdf of that document:
http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/p519.pdf

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