Legal Council Blog
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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.Read More
Much of the world has been forced to adapt since the U.S. declared a national state of emergency in response to the COVID-19 health crisis. Across the country, schools have been forced to close, and businesses that are able to have transitioned to remote work while other non-essential services have closed their doors. In response…Read More
Illinois prisoners recently granted commutation as part of an ongoing effort to address the COVID outbreaks of Illinois prisons were publicly released.Read More
Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services (HFS) tells nursing homes and other long-term care facilities that CARES Act stimulus payments are for residents’ personal use and not to be treated as income.Read More
This week, Mayor Lightfoot shared data showing that Black Chicagoans have been disproportionately affected by COVID-19, with Black Chicagoans making up more than 70 percent of fatalities in the city.Read More
Young children enrolled in Early Intervention can access supportive services again, following a temporary freeze due to COVID-19.Read More