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Tax Law | Isuroon Partnership

Somali - American mom takes on the IRS with Legal Aid

Jamila is a United States citizen and the single mother of three children. Her husband died before she and her children moved to the United States. Jamila studies hard, but English is still difficult for her. Most of her income goes to cover the family’s basic needs, and she counts...

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Minneapolis Community Clinic

Grossman Neighborhood Clinics give immigrants a fair start

Mr. Abdi,* an elderly man who does not speak English well, placed an order at an electronics store and paid in advance. Ten days later, he called the store to ask about his purchase. The store manager told Abdi the order had been picked up by “someone who looks like...

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Minnesota Disability Law Center

Legal advocacy paves road to brighter future

Will O’Leary was born with developmental disabilities. He suffered abuse, neglect, and traumatic brain injury as a toddler and had little stability through his early years. At the age of 16, behavioral problems and a lack of advocacy landed O’Leary at St. Peter Regional Treatment Center on a unit with...

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