DACA / AB540 / Undocumented
Students may use their work authorization (or a valid ITIN to be paid as an independent contractor. If student has an ITIN, make sure it has not expired. Find information on ITIN expiration and renewal here: IRS. If student has work authorization, check status to ensure it has not expired. Work authorizations through DACA are renewable every two years. If you need to renew your DACA, contact the Undocumented Student Resource Center (USRC).
Not sure if you have an ITIN? Consult with your parents - If they claimed you as a dependent on their income taxes, you may already have one. If you do not have an ITIN, you can learn how to obtain one through the ITIN Guide, IRS or the Independent Contractor Forms video from Immigrants Rising.