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A backlog of unemployment appeals is build up in Virginia, authorized assist attorneys say

A backlog of unemployment appeals is building up in Virginia, legal aid attorneys say

RICHMOND, Virginia (WRIC) – The Virginia Employment Commission has processed a massive backlog of controversial claims, but lawyers say long wait times are a growing problem for those trying to appeal an initial denial. As a result of a class action lawsuit, a Labor Day deadline was set to process 92,000 more complex jobless claims … Read more

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abc news By HALEY YAMADA, AUDE SOICHET and MATT MCGARRY, ABC News (NEW YORK) – Liceny Espaillat has worked her whole life to reach the middle class and as an immigration lawyer she always thought she was out of the reach of poverty. But in an unexpected turn when the coronavirus spread to the United … Read more

Liberty College Sues Virginia for Chopping Assist to On-line College students

Liberty University Sues Virginia for Cutting Aid to Online Students

The university objects to a recent amendment to the Virginia state budget that prohibits online students from receiving a tuition scholarship. Liberty University has filed a lawsuit against Virginia alleging its students were wrongly excluded from receiving government grants. WSLS reports that Liberty filed its complaint after reviewing Virginia’s 2020 operating budget. The budget effectively … Read more