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Even in ‘good’ states, LGBT advocates say there is work to be done

Susan Miller
USA Today
June 1, 2017
Advocacy organizations, policymakers and elected officials have been committed to establishing legal protections and recourse for LGBT people in the state, Cisneros said.

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Don’t kill the Legal Services Corporation

David Nammo
USA Today
April 7, 2017
Most of the legal needs of the poor go unmet. The result is a crisis of justice.

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Zika could hit people in poverty hardest

Liz Szabo
USA Today
July 2, 2016
If Zika spreads in the United States, Americans who live in substandard housing and neglected neighborhoods could face the greatest danger, particularly along the Gulf Coast.

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Texas rebuff of immigrant IDs leaves U.S.-born kids without proof of birth

Rick Jervis
USA Today
August 17, 2015
A recent about-face by state health officials and local clerk's offices on that policy has left dozens of women without the proper proof that their children are U.S. citizens.

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Funding shortfalls limit access to legal services for poor

Susanne Cervenka
USA Today
July 29, 2015
People in dire need of legal aid suffer from funding shortfalls.

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Immigration Courts Bracing for Influx of Youth Migrants

Rick Jervis
USA Today
July 20, 2014
As of the end of June 2014, the 59 immigration courts across the USA, run by 243 judges, had a record backlog of 375,503 pending cases. Wait times for hearings are averaging about a year-and-a-half.



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