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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

Immigration attorneys coping with backlog from COVID-19 | Authorized Affairs

Immigration attorneys dealing with backlog from COVID-19 | Legal Affairs

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered shock waves around the world over the past year and a half. Corporations, sports leagues and government agencies have all felt the effects of downtime and unsafe conditions. Immigration was no different. David Leopold, chairman of the Ulmer and Bern immigration group in Cleveland, and Maya Lugasy, assistant attorney at … Read more