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Supreme Court Upholds DACA Protections

On June 18, 2020 the Supreme Court ruled that the Trump Administration cannot immediately end protections under the DACA program. This is a major win for Dreamers in our community and throughout the country! Pisgah Legal’s Justice for All Project…

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PLS Releases a Benefits Guide

Even in normal times, it can be very difficult to get public benefits. Now, more people are applying for services, and the state has not hired enough staff to make sure that things go smoothly. Pisgah Legal has prepared a…

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Unemployment Extension Application

Apply for Unemployment Benefits Extension Beginning May 22 Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation program is available for people who have exhausted state unemployment benefits   RALEIGH — Beginning Friday, May 22, North Carolinians who have exhausted their state unemployment insurance benefits can apply…

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Struggling to Pay Rent During Covid-19

Half of Asheville households are renters, and amidst the massive layoffs and economic insecurity, people don’t know how they are going to make their rent. Pisgah Legal Managing Attorney, Robin Merrell was quoted in an @AshevilleCitizenTimes article stating that she…

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Justice Can’t Wait! Giving Tuesday NOW!

Tuesday, May 5th #GivingTuesdayNow, a global day of giving and unity, is an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19. The day is designed to drive an influx of generosity, citizen engagement, business and philanthropy activation, and support…

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WNC COVID Legal Hotline

May 21st 8:00am to 2:00pm Western North Carolinians can call the WNC COVID Legal Hotline at 828-560-3700 and talk to a lawyer for free on Thursday, May 21st between 8am to 2pm.  The Buncombe County Bar, Pisgah Legal Services, Legal…

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