Fact Sheet

Protect the Child Tax Credit

Children of Immigrants
Tax Policy

CTC ITIN Facts 2014-01A recent proposal by Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) would deny the refundable portion of the Child Tax Credit, known as the Additional Child Tax Credit (ACTC), to children who lack a Social Security number, the majority of whom live in low-income immigrant families. This change could harm little DREAMers who are growing up in the U.S., being educated in American schools, and comprise a critical segment of the future
U.S. workforce.

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