Major daily newspaper based in Chicago, Illinois. Daily circulation of 448,930 as of 2013.
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Legal aid organizations strained by increase in pandemic-related cases, including domestic violence, unemployment claimsAntonia Ayres-Brown
May 11, 2020
News Story Javonte Anderson
May 16, 2019
Fair housing advocates said the racial disparity in eviction filings is linked to poverty, instability and other historical racial dynamics that warrant further exploration.
Almost 1,200 immigration hearings in Chicago canceled because of government shutdown; backlogs expected to growElvia Malagon
January 16, 2019
If the shutdown were to continue into February, the number of hearings canceled in the city would grow to 2,978, and if it continues into March the number would climb to 4,975, according to the TRAC analysis.
Profile Annie Sweeney
July 18, 2018
Raised by hardworking parents who put her and her siblings in Catholic school, Payne fell victim to the rough streets of the Ida B. Wells public housing complex, where her family was forced to move after her father became ill when she was 11.
News Story Vikki Ortiz Healy
November 4, 2017
Immigrants in Chicago have seen a dramatic increase in legal representation since earlier this year, thanks in part to a fund established by the city, according to an independent study released this week by researchers at Syracuse University.
Letter to Editor Linda Rio Reichmann
August 30, 2017
Low-income Americans received no or inadequate legal help for 86 percent of their non-criminal legal problems, including domestic violence, divorce, child support, veterans' benefits, disability access, housing conditions and health care.
News Story Javonte Anderson
March 29, 2017
If ILS sustains budget cuts it would have a direct impact on the low-income citizens in Northwest Indiana, officials said.
August 6, 2016
There has been a sharp rise in the number of foreign farmworkers being brought in by employers on temporary agricultural work visas called H-2As, a trend some say is driven by a crackdown on illegal immigration.
News Story Alexia Elejalde-Ruiz
April 26, 2016
A tangle of other laws restrict people with criminal records from obtaining state licenses to practice certain occupations, such as nursing.
Column Gail MarksJarvis
March 14, 2016
The Lawyers Trust Fund of Illinois has received $13 million to help individuals in Illinois navigate through foreclosure-related problems as homeowners or renters.
Column Mary Schmich
February 12, 2016
Last May, as part of a novel program fueled by the notion of equal access to justice for everybody, Chicago judge Dickler began hearing cases from the incarcerated via a videoconference call.
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