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Recent Library Content

06/01/2017 - Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law
The Shriver Center, NHLP, ACLU, Regional Housing Legal Services, NNEDV, National Alliance to End Sexual Violence, and Mid-Minnesota Legal... Read more
12/11/2013 - HUD
Specifically it states VAWA:   VAWA 2013 continues to bar eviction and termination due to a tenant’s status as a survivor, and requires... Read more
12/07/2018 - MLRI
Attached are the comments submitted by MLRI to the Department of Homeland Security in response to the proposed public charge regulation.
09/01/2018 - DTA
The DTA's Child Care Referral form is attached.
11/20/2018 - US DOE OCR
OCR issued a press release outling key revisions to the Case Processing Manual.  A very important change is eliminating sec 108(t) which... Read more

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