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  • Joint Statement by the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Homeland Security on the Expansion of Access to the Central American Minors Program

    Joint Statement by the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Homeland Security on the Expansion of Access to the Central American Minors Program | site |



    (Information contained in U.S. Department of State's Office of the Spokesperson press release media note dated: June 15, 2021)


    The following joint statement was released by Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken and Secretary Alejandro N. Mayorkas.

    Begin Text: The Department of Homeland Security’s U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and Department of State’s Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration have been making progress toward reinstituting and improving the Central American Minors (CAM) program since our agencies launched the first phase of its reopening on March 10. As part of this focus on a responsible, phased approach, we continue to reopen cases that were closed when CAM was terminated in 2018. This is just one component of the Pres
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  • IRS posts new FAQs making available information to aid Families and Small Business under the American Rescue Plan

    IRS posts new FAQs making available information to aid Families and Small Business under the American Rescue Plan | site |




    Information for enhanced 2021 child and dependent care tax credits; updated paid sick and family leave credits for Q2 and Q3 of 2021


    (Information contained in U.S. Internal Revenue Service [IRS] press release dated: June 11, 2021)

    Washington - - The Internal Revenue Service today posted two new, separate sets of frequently-asked-questions (FAQs) to assist families and small and mid-sized employers in claiming credits under the American Rescue Plan (ARP). Both the child and dependent care credit as well as the paid sick and family leave credit were enhanced under the ARP, enacted in March to assist families and small businesses with the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic and recovery underway. The two sets of FAQs provide information on eligibility, computing the credit amounts, and how to clai
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  • IRS says more than 1.8 Million additional Economic Impact Payments disbursed under the American Rescue Plan - - - total Payments reach nearly 167 Million

    IRS says more than 1.8 Million additional Economic Impact Payments disbursed under the American Rescue Plan; total Payments reach nearly 167 Million | site |


    (Information contained in U.S. Internal Revenue Service [IRS] press release dated: May 26, 2021)

    Washington - - Today, the Internal Revenue Service, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, and the Bureau of the Fiscal Service announced they have disbursed more than 1.8 million additional Economic Impact Payments under the American Rescue Plan.

    Today's announcement covering the most recent two weeks of the effort brings the total disbursed so far to nearly 167 million payments. They represent a total value of approximately $391 billion since these payments began rolling out to Americans in batches on March 12.

    Here is additional information on the last two weeks of payments, which includes those with official payment dates through May 26:
    • In total, this includes
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  • Secretary of the U.S. Treasury Janet L. Yellen’s Meeting with the American Bankers Association Board of Directors

    Secretary of the U.S. Treasury Janet L. Yellen’s Meeting with the American Bankers Association Board of Directors | site |


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of the Treasury press release dated: May 18, 2021) Earlier today, Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen met with members of the American Bankers Association (ABA) Board of Directors to discuss ways the Treasury Department and the ABA can work together to facilitate a strong recovery over the short-term and a robust economic expansion over the longer-term. The Secretary highlighted the role of banks as a necessary source of strength due to their critical role channeling emergency government support to households and businesses through the Paycheck Protection Program and Economic Impact Payments. The Secretary also noted the crucial role banks can play as part of the Biden Administration’s historic investments in both infrastructure and the essential services for families -like childcare- ...
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  • U.S. Education Secretary Cardona Holds Virtual Roundtable with Members of the Asian American and Pacific Islander Community

    U.S. Education Secretary Cardona Holds Virtual Roundtable with Members of the Asian American and Pacific Islander Community | site |


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Education press release dated: May 12, 2021) This afternoon, U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona held a virtual roundtable with members of the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community to discuss their experiences during the pandemic and ongoing challenges related to education in their communities. The participants included teachers, parents, and members of AAPI community organizations. They shared their personal experiences with the Secretary and provided feedback on ways the U.S. Department of Education (ED) can help address issues of racism, bullying, reopening schools for in-person learning, and supporting students' social, emotional, academic, and mental health needs. Secretary Cardona launched the discussion and listened as the participants shared their stories: ...
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  • CMS Issues Guidance on American Rescue Plan Funding for Medicaid Home and Community Based Services

    Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Issues Guidance on American Rescue Plan Funding for Medicaid Home and Community Based Services | site |



    Guidance Helps States Access Additional Federal Funds for Critical Services Supporting Older Adults and Individuals with Disabilities


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Health and Human Services [HHS] press release dated: May 13, 2021) The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is issuing guidance on how states can receive enhanced funding, provided through the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP), to increase access to home and community based services (HCBS) for Medicaid beneficiaries. These benefits provide critical services to millions of older adults and individuals with disabilities, allowing them to receive health services in their homes and communities, rather than in nursing homes and other institutions. Today’s guidance is a key tool to assist s...
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  • U.S. Treasury says nearly 1 Million additional Economic Impact Payments disbursed under the American Rescue Plan

    U.S. Treasury says nearly 1 Million additional Economic Impact Payments disbursed under the American Rescue Plan | site |


    Treasury says total payments reach nearly 165 million


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of the Treasury press release dated: May 12, 2021)

    Washington - - Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, the Internal Revenue Service, and the Bureau of the Fiscal Service announced they are disbursing nearly 1 million payments in the ninth batch of Economic Impact Payments from the American Rescue Plan.

    Today’s announcement brings the total disbursed so far to approximately 165 million payments, with a total value of approximately $388 billion, since these payments began rolling out to Americans in batches as announced on March 12. The ninth batch of payments began processing on Friday, May 7, with an official payment date of May 12, with some people receiving direct payments in
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  • U.S. Department of Education Makes Available 36 Billion Dollars in American Rescue Plan Funds to Support Students and Institutions

    U.S. Department of Education Makes Available $36 Billion in American Rescue Plan Funds to Support Students and Institutions | site |


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Education press release dated: May 11, 2021) The U.S. Department of Education (ED) announced more than $36 billion in emergency grants today provided under the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act for postsecondary education. These grants will help over 5,000 institutions of higher education (institutions), including HBCUs, TCCUs, and HSIs, provide emergency financial aid to millions of students and ensure learning continues during the COVID-19 national emergency. Emergency funds provided by ARP more than double the emergency relief aid available to students and institutions already authorized under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) and the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA) relief legislation. This funding is provided by the ARP...
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  • IRS offers Overview of Tax Provisions in American Rescue Plan

    IRS offers Overview of Tax Provisions in American Rescue Plan

    U.S. Internal Revenue Service offers Overview of Tax Provisions in American Rescue Plan | site |



    IRS says retroactive tax benefits help many people now preparing 2020 returns


    (Information contained in U.S. Internal Revenue Service [IRS] press release dated: May 11, 2021) Washington - - The Internal Revenue Service today provided an overview of some of the key tax provisions in the American Rescue Plan Act. Several provisions affect the 2020 tax return people are filling out this filing season, including one exempting up to $10,200 in unemployment compensation from tax and another benefiting many people who purchased subsidized health coverage through either federal or state Health Insurance Marketplaces. In addition, the law also includes a third round of Economic Impact Payments, now going out to eligible Americans, that are generally equal to $1,400 per person for most people, as well as several other key changes for tax-year 2021. The...
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  • IRS says More than 1.1 Million additional Economic Impact Payments disbursed under the American Rescue Plan

    U.S. Internal Revenue Service says more than 1.1 Million additional Economic Impact Payments disbursed under the American Rescue Plan | site |


    IRS says payments total approximately 164 million


    (Information contained in U.S. Internal Revenue Service [IRS] press release dated: May 5, 2021)

    Washington - - Today, the Internal Revenue Service, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, and the Bureau of the Fiscal Service announced they are disbursing more than 1.1 million payments in the eighth batch of Economic Impact Payments from the American Rescue Plan.

    Today's announcement brings the total disbursed so far to approximately 164 million payments, with a total value of approximately $386 billion, since these payments began rolling out to Americans in batches as announced on March 12. The eighth batch of payments began processing on Friday, April 30, with an official payment date of May 5, with some people rece
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  • Nearly 2 Million more Economic Impact Payments disbursed under the American Rescue Plan

    Nearly 2 Million more Economic Impact Payments disbursed under the American Rescue Plan | site |


    Continuing payments reach approximately 163 million


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of the Treasury press release dated: April 28, 2021)

    Washington - - Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, the Internal Revenue Service, and the Bureau of the Fiscal Service announced they are disbursing nearly 2 million payments in the seventh batch of Economic Impact Payments from the American Rescue Plan.

    Today’s announcement brings the total disbursed so far to approximately 163 million payments, with a total value of approximately $384 billion, since these payments began rolling out to Americans in batches as announced on March 12. The seventh batch of payments began processing on Friday, April 23, with an official payment date of April 28, with some people receiving direct payments in their accounts earlier as
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  • Two Million More Economic Impact Payments Disbursed Under the American Rescue Plan

    Two Million More Economic Impact Payments Disbursed Under the American Rescue Plan | site |


    Total Reaches Approximately 161 million as Payments Continue


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of the Treasury press release dated: April 22, 2021)


    Washington - - Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, the Internal Revenue Service, and the Bureau of the Fiscal Service announced they are disbursing nearly 2 million payments in the sixth batch of Economic Impact Payments from the American Rescue Plan.

    Today’s announcement brings the total disbursed so far to approximately 161 million payments, with a total value of more than $379 billion, since these payments began rolling out to Americans in batches as announced on March 12. The sixth batch of payments began processing on Friday, April 16, with an official payment date of April 21, with some people receiving direct payments in their accounts earlier as provisional
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  • Treasury, IRS Disburse 25 Million more Economic Impact Payments under the American Rescue Plan

    Treasury, IRS Disburse 25 Million more Economic Impact Payments under the American Rescue Plan | site |


    Social Security and other beneficiaries bring total to more than 156 million payments; VA beneficiaries payments to be disbursed on April 14


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of the Treasury press release dated: April 7, 2021)

    Washington - - Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, the Internal Revenue Service, and the Bureau of the Fiscal Service announced they are disbursing more than 25 million payments in the fourth batch of Economic Impact Payments from the American Rescue Plan.

    Today’s announcement brings the total disbursed so far to more than 156 million payments, with a total value of approximately $372 billion, since these payments began rolling out to Americans in batches, as announced on March 12. The fourth batch of payments began processing on Friday, April 2, with an official payment dat
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  • Treasury Department Begins Sending Economic Impact Payments from the American Rescue Plan to Americans

    Treasury Department Begins Sending Economic Impact Payments from the American Rescue Plan to Americans | site |




    (Information contained in U.S. Department of the Treasury press release dated: March 12, 2021)

    Washington - - Today, the United States Department of the Treasury announced that Economic Impact Payments from the American Rescue Plan will begin rolling out in tranches to millions of Americans in the coming weeks. Following passage of the American Rescue Plan, which President Biden signed into law yesterday, the Treasury Department – through the Internal Revenue Service and the Bureau of the Fiscal Service – enacted an operational plan to begin processing the first batch of these payments today, which some recipients will start receiving as early as this weekend, and with more receiving this coming week. Additional large batches of payments, which will be automatic and require no action by taxpayers, will be sent in the coming...
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  • Statement from U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona on Signing of the American Rescue Plan

    Statement from U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona on Signing of the American Rescue Plan | site |



    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Education press release dated: March 12, 2021) "The American Rescue Plan is a victory for our nation's students and schools. As I have said since being sworn into office, my top priority is getting students back into schools safely. The $130 billion in this plan will ensure K-12 educators, students, and parents, especially those most impacted by this pandemic, have what they need to resume and sustain in-person learning in classrooms as quickly and safely as possible. This plan also includes $40 billion in critical resources to help colleges operate safely and provide assistance to help students complete their studies. It will take years to address the devastating impacts of COVID-19—including the ways that the pandemic exacerbated the existing inequities in our education system. To repair the ...
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    Joint Statement by the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Homeland Security on the Expansion of Access to the Central American Minors Program
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    Joint Statement by the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Homeland Security on the Expansion of Access to the Central American Minors Program | site |



    (Information contained in U.S. Department of State's Office of the Spokesperson press release media note dated: June 15, 2021)


    The following joint statement was released by Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken and Secretary Alejandro N. Mayorkas.

    Begin Text: The Department of Homeland Security’s U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and Department of State’s Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration have been making progress toward reinstituting and improving the Central American Minors (CAM) program since our agencies launched the first phase of its reopening on March 10. As part of this focus on a responsible, phased approach, we continue to reopen cases that were closed when CAM was terminated in 2018. This is just one component of the Pres
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    06-16-2021, 07:56 AM
  • Staff Reporter 1
    IRS posts new FAQs making available information to aid Families and Small Business under the American Rescue Plan
    by Staff Reporter 1
    IRS posts new FAQs making available information to aid Families and Small Business under the American Rescue Plan | site |




    Information for enhanced 2021 child and dependent care tax credits; updated paid sick and family leave credits for Q2 and Q3 of 2021


    (Information contained in U.S. Internal Revenue Service [IRS] press release dated: June 11, 2021)

    Washington - - The Internal Revenue Service today posted two new, separate sets of frequently-asked-questions (FAQs) to assist families and small and mid-sized employers in claiming credits under the American Rescue Plan (ARP). Both the child and dependent care credit as well as the paid sick and family leave credit were enhanced under the ARP, enacted in March to assist families and small businesses with the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic and recovery underway. The two sets of FAQs provide information on eligibility, computing the credit amounts, and how to clai
    ...
    06-16-2021, 01:56 AM
  • Staff Reporter 1
    IRS says more than 1.8 Million additional Economic Impact Payments disbursed under the American Rescue Plan - - - total Payments reach nearly 167 Million
    by Staff Reporter 1
    IRS says more than 1.8 Million additional Economic Impact Payments disbursed under the American Rescue Plan; total Payments reach nearly 167 Million | site |


    (Information contained in U.S. Internal Revenue Service [IRS] press release dated: May 26, 2021)

    Washington - - Today, the Internal Revenue Service, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, and the Bureau of the Fiscal Service announced they have disbursed more than 1.8 million additional Economic Impact Payments under the American Rescue Plan.

    Today's announcement covering the most recent two weeks of the effort brings the total disbursed so far to nearly 167 million payments. They represent a total value of approximately $391 billion since these payments began rolling out to Americans in batches on March 12.

    Here is additional information on the last two weeks of payments, which includes those with official payment dates through May 26:
    • In total, this includes
    ...
    05-28-2021, 05:29 AM
  • Staff Reporter 1
    Secretary of the U.S. Treasury Janet L. Yellen’s Meeting with the American Bankers Association Board of Directors
    by Staff Reporter 1
    Secretary of the U.S. Treasury Janet L. Yellen’s Meeting with the American Bankers Association Board of Directors | site |


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of the Treasury press release dated: May 18, 2021) Earlier today, Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen met with members of the American Bankers Association (ABA) Board of Directors to discuss ways the Treasury Department and the ABA can work together to facilitate a strong recovery over the short-term and a robust economic expansion over the longer-term. The Secretary highlighted the role of banks as a necessary source of strength due to their critical role channeling emergency government support to households and businesses through the Paycheck Protection Program and Economic Impact Payments. The Secretary also noted the crucial role banks can play as part of the Biden Administration’s historic investments in both infrastructure and the essential services for families -like childcare- ...
    05-20-2021, 05:18 AM
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    U.S. Education Secretary Cardona Holds Virtual Roundtable with Members of the Asian American and Pacific Islander Community
    by Staff Reporter 1
    U.S. Education Secretary Cardona Holds Virtual Roundtable with Members of the Asian American and Pacific Islander Community | site |


    (Information contained in U.S. Department of Education press release dated: May 12, 2021) This afternoon, U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona held a virtual roundtable with members of the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community to discuss their experiences during the pandemic and ongoing challenges related to education in their communities. The participants included teachers, parents, and members of AAPI community organizations. They shared their personal experiences with the Secretary and provided feedback on ways the U.S. Department of Education (ED) can help address issues of racism, bullying, reopening schools for in-person learning, and supporting students' social, emotional, academic, and mental health needs. Secretary Cardona launched the discussion and listened as the participants shared their stories: ...
    05-14-2021, 10:37 AM

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