Some foreign workers were sent stimulus checks in error. Fixing the mistake won't be easy
August 06, 2020 at 15:22 PM EDT
When Congress authorized the first stimulus checks in the spring, clear rules were included as to who was eligible and who was not. But it turns out that differentiating between resident and non-resident aliens is tricky, leading some foreign workers to receive checks when they shouldn't. As lawmakers mull a second batch of checks, fixing the glitch won't be easy.