J-1 visa holders eligible for stimulus checks

Popular News

Maryland Senate panel begins police reform hearings

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland Senate panel has started three days of hearings on police...

Overdoses and alcohol-related deaths in MD rising during pandemic

BALTIMORE (AP) — State officials in Maryland say fatal drug overdoses and alcohol-related deaths...

Ocean City to crack down on H2Oi event participants this weekend

OCEAN CITY, Md. – This weekend drivers will be heading into Ocean City for the annual H2Oi...

J-1 visa holders eligible for stimulus checks

Star InactiveStar InactiveStar InactiveStar InactiveStar Inactive
 

47 ABC – While millions of Americans woke up to extra money in their bank accounts on Tuesday, questions still loom about who exactly is eligible for a stimulus check.

One group of people that is eligible is J-1 visa holders.

A representative from Congressman Andy Harris’s office confirmed on Tuesday that the visa holders are eligible if they have a social security number, are not claimed as a dependent by someone else, and meet the income threshold.

J-1 visas are non-immigrant visas that are often issued to professors, researchers, and students.

For those still looking for their stimulus checks, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) launched an online portal on Tuesday to help you track your payment.

 

Courtesy: WMDT-TV