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HHS Cuts Healthcare Anti-Discrimination Protections During Pandemic

June 15, 2020

The Trump Administration removes healthcare protections at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Lawsuit filed against CPS

Letter to CPS & Chicago Mayor: Feed Chicago Kids

June 1, 2020

Legal Council urges Chicago officials to reopen meal sites across the city.

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Coalition’s Challenge Against Federal Government’s Public Charge Rule Continues in Illinois

May 24, 2020

Court allows claim that the public charge rule intentionally discriminates against Latinx and nonwhite immigrants to move forward in our lawsuit.

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How Illinois Families Can Get Additional Food Assistance

May 20, 2020

Illinois households with children who receive free or reduced-price school meals may be eligible to receive additional food assistance through P-EBT.

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Letter to IL Senators: Protect Immigrant Families During COVID-19

May 12, 2020

Legal Council pens a letter to Senators Durbin and Duckworth requesting to rescind the Public Charge rule, and to include protections and access to support for immigrants in future federal legislation.

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Guest Blog | What is the Affordable Care Act’s role in a health crisis?

May 4, 2020

As COVID-19 continues to spread, what role does the ACA play in dealing with the crisis and the aftermath?

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FAQ: CARES Act Stimulus Payments

April 26, 2020

Legal Council answers questions on CARES Act stimulus payments.

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Being Homeless During COVID-19

April 24, 2020

Legal Council’s advocates share major challenges facing Chicagoans who are homeless during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Motion Filed Urging Supreme Court to Stop Public Charge Rule Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

April 17, 2020

Legal Council and ICIRR filed a motion with the U.S. Supreme Court to temporarily suspend the Trump Administration’s public charge rule in light of COVID-19.

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