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‘There are dire consequences’: Cashiers, delivery drivers struggled to get unemployment this spring as COVID-19 layoffs surgedCharisse Jones
October 14, 2020
Unemployment insurance has been a lifeline for millions who've lost work during the outbreak of COVID-19. But many of the cashiers, delivery drivers and other service workers who needed those benefits most were unable to get them in the spring, a new report finds.
News Story Tiffany Cusaac-Smith, Marc Ramirez, Sarah Taddeo
December 24, 2020
“No one should ever have to experience the threat of being pushed out of their home,” [Shayla] Black said. “Especially in the middle of a pandemic.”
Op-Ed Rep. Joe Kennedy III
August 7, 2020
News Story Charisse Jones
July 30, 2020
Explainer Jessica Menton
June 8, 2020
In April I was furloughed from my job and, at first, struggled to get unemployment benefits. But now, in an ironic twist, my problem isn’t getting paid. It’s getting overpaid.
Op-Ed Amelia McGowan
October 3, 2019
Families are still separated, and lawyers are still pushing back against slanted justice system.
News Story John Moritz
May 9, 2019
Lawyers with the nonprofit Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services, or RAICES, said policy changes at the Karnes County, Texas, center run counter to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement standards and improperly deny migrants legal services.
Op-Ed Eden Forsythe
February 12, 2019
What former inmates need most is help once they re-enter society. Where's the mandate providing legal services, job security for those released early?
Op-Ed Annie Chen
February 7, 2019
Immigrants pay millions in taxes and their absence would devastate USA. Yet most don't have legal representation. Aid groups want to change that.
Op-Ed Melissa Johns
January 7, 2019
Neither national security nor deterrence justifies our family detention practices. We should be supporting asylum seekers, not incarcerating them.
Op-Ed Martha Bergmark
December 12, 2018
Poor remain underrepresented and taken advantage of when it comes to court claims and judgments.
News Story Susan Miller
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.
Op-Ed David Nammo
April 7, 2017
Most of the legal needs of the poor go unmet. The result is a crisis of justice.
News Story Liz Szabo
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.
News Story Rick Jervis
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.
News Story Susanne Cervenka
July 29, 2015
People in dire need of legal aid suffer from funding shortfalls.
News Story Rick Jervis
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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