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PARENT OR CHILD INSTITUTIONSNBC In Plain Sight: Poverty in America
CONTENT FROM THIS SOURCENews Story John Paul Brammer
November 14, 2017
The New York Immigrant Family Unity Project (NYIFUP) is an ongoing effort to guarantee legal representation for detained low-income immigrants.
News Story Ben Popken
September 9, 2017
In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, many beleaguered South Texas residents are facing demands to pay rent on apartments that are uninhabitable, or that they can't even get to.
News Story Catalina Gonella
February 3, 2017
Civil legal aid groups Immigrant Advocates Network and Pro Bono Net have created a new free online program to help people navigate the byzantine immigration process and find out whether they might qualify for visas, legal status or other immigrants benefits.
News Story Amanda Sakuma
April 1, 2016
Should the federal government be in the business of detaining immigrant families, especially if they're seeking asylum in the U.S.?
News Story , Video NBC News
October 5, 2014
Increasingly, lenders are disabling to your car if you are late on payments.
News Story Raul A. Reyes
March 23, 2015
An article describing how various civil legal aid organizations are helping unaccompanied border children.
Feature Seth Freed Wessler, Kat Aaron
December 14, 2014
Over the years, the person who saved this family from the worst consequence of a heart attack was not a doctor but a lawyer with the Legal Aid Society of Cleveland.
Feature , Video Seth Freed Wessler
December 5, 2014
The Legal Aid Society of Columbus successfully helped a woman appeal her loss of benefits for not attending class while in a coma, but many others were pushed off.
Feature Seth Freed Wessler
October 31, 2014
Part of the In Plain Sight NBC News series, this feature finds Native Americans in New Mexico, South Dakota and elsewhere are targeted for predatory loans.
News Story Seth Freed Wessler
October 6, 2014
Greater Boston Legal Services helps defend against condo takeover scam in this investigation by the NBC News "In Plain Sight" project on poverty and inequality in America.
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