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Filipina woman sues U.S. couple alleging labor trafficking

Chris Fuchs
NBC News
January 9, 2018
The lawsuit accuses a California couple of luring a Filipina woman into coming to the U.S. with promises of a well-paying job and green card.

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Nation’s 1st Public Defender System for Immigrants Facing Deportation Shows Results

John Paul Brammer
NBC News
November 14, 2017
The New York Immigrant Family Unity Project (NYIFUP) is an ongoing effort to guarantee legal representation for detained low-income immigrants.

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First They Fought the Storm; Now, They Fight Their Landlord

Ben Popken
NBC News
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.

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Do You Qualify for An Immigration Benefit? Ask immi

Catalina Gonella
NBC News
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.

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Detaining Immigrant Kids Hasn’t Worked. U.S. Wants to Try Something New

Amanda Sakuma
NBC News
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.?

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Lenders Remotely Disable Car When Payments Are Late

NBC News
October 5, 2014
Increasingly, lenders are disabling to your car if you are late on payments.

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In NY, Volunteer Attorneys Lend Voice, Legal Help, To Border Kids

Raul A. Reyes
NBC News
March 23, 2015
An article describing how various civil legal aid organizations are helping unaccompanied border children.

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Need a Doctor? This Anti-Poverty Program Will Get You a Lawyer, Too

Seth Freed Wessler, Kat Aaron
NBC News
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.

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Ohio Woman Kicked Off Welfare for Not Reporting She Was In a Coma

Seth Freed Wessler
NBC News
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.

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Endless Debt: Native Americans Plagued by High-Interest Loans

Seth Freed Wessler
NBC News
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.

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‘Condo Takeover Schemes’ Can Pose New Foreclosure Threat

Seth Freed Wessler
NBC News
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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