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New Executive Order takes first step towards undoing harmful public charge rule

New Executive Order Takes First Step Towards Ending Public Charge Wealth Test

February 3, 2021

A new Executive Order takes the first step towards undoing the former administration’s harmful public charge rule.

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Next Phase of IL’s COVID Vaccine Rollout Includes People in Prisons and Jails

January 25, 2021

Phase 1B of Illinois’ roll out begins this week. Soon, people who are incarcerated will be able to access the COVID vaccine.

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5 Ways the New Administration Can Advance Health Justice

January 20, 2021

The new Administration and majority in Congress could allow for a variety of new advances in health care and services.

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Celebrating the Legal Beagles

December 16, 2020

Celebrating two longtime supporters of Legal Council for their participation at AIDS Run & Walk!

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Client Focus: Marquis

December 15, 2020

Read the story of Marquis, a 6th grader who couldn’t find the support he needed to learn and grow.

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Tackling Inequities on Chicago’s South Side

December 4, 2020

Legal Council announces an expansion of legal services to Chicago’s South Side.

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Recognizing World AIDS Day in 2020

World AIDS Day: Living With HIV in 2020

December 1, 2020

Legal Council attorney Jessica Rhoades explores issues facing our clients with HIV in 2020.

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Biden-Harris Administration ends the 'public charge' anti-immigrant wealth test

Public Charge Update: Federal Government’s Anti-Immigrant Wealth Test Blocked

November 2, 2020

A federal court blocks the Department of Homeland Security from applying the public charge rule.

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Staff Spotlight: Madi Norman

October 19, 2020

Meet the newest member of the Legal Council team, Madi Norman

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