getting students to engage the news…
“The Internal Revenue Service allowed [emphasis mine] undocumented workers to collect $4.2 billion in refundable tax credits last year”
What’s your take on this story after you read it and actually think about it for a couple mines. Does this story highlight undocumented workers getting away with something, or does it show us more. What is a TAX CREDIT? Look up the definition and included it in your post. What does a “tax credit” logically entail? Does that surprise you?
In the quote above, does the use of the word “allow” suggest that undocumented workers are getting away with something? Are they?