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President Obama’s Administrative Relief for Immigrants Explained

         ***UPDATE – FEBRUARY 17, 2015*** Yesterday, in a disappointing ruling that is not in the best interests of our state, a district judge in Texas temporarily blocked the President’s Administrative Relief for Immigrants, halting expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA). The court found […]

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Open Enrollment for Low Cost Health Insurance Re-opens Sunday March 15th!

***Update: March 10th, 2015*** The federal government has opened a special health insurance open enrollment period for tax season. The special period will begin on March 15, 2015 and will remain open until April 30, 2015. Some consumers were unaware of or did not understand the tax implications of not enrolling in coverage. Those who […]

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Vet Clinic Hits 6 Month Milestone!

It’s hard to believe that half a year has gone by since starting the Vet Clinic, but it’s officially been 6 months! Over 600 veterans have contacted our hotline and 90 attorneys have committed to helping them. What a great success story! Our volunteer attorneys have drafted 30 Simple Wills and/or Healthcare Powers of Attorney, […]

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South Carolina | #YourVoteCounts

 With the 2014 South Carolina election less than two weeks away, we bring you… #YourVoteCounts At SC Appleseed, we know that voting is a way of connecting to and caring about our neighborhoods, our government, and the direction of public policy in South Carolina.  On Tuesday, November 4th, every vote counts. Every vote is a way to […]

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Moving the Dial on Civic Engagement in SC

SC Appleseed has launched a new initiative focused on increasing civic engagement and voter participation rates in South Carolina — an initiative that could have a significant impact on our ability to move the dial on advocating for issues of poverty across the state. WHY CIVIC ENGAGEMENT? Voting is a way of connecting to and caring […]

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Comprehensive Immigration Reform Bill Summary

On April 16, 2013, a group of eight senators, led by South Carolina’s Senator Lindsey Graham, who have been working together to reform our immigration system, introduced their legislation. The bill, S. 744, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act is 844 pages. The Senate bill proposes sweeping changes to nearly all aspects […]

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Still…No Place to Call Home

Thousands of poor South Carolinians with disabilities continue to live in grossly inadequate conditions in community residential care facilities (CRCFs) across the state. On April 9, 2013 Protection and Advocacy for People with Disabilities, Inc. (P&A) released Still…No Place to Call Home, an update of its 2009 report, No Place to Call Home.  The new report documents […]

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