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America's greatest strength is its diversity.

The Shriver Center on Poverty Law works to ensure that immigrant families and communities are protected from discrimination and receive the support they need to thrive.

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A statement from the Shriver Center on Poverty Law.

The Immigrant Tenant Protection Act would prohibit landlords from requiring a tenant to share their immigration status.

Our Impact

No one should have to choose between meeting their basic needs and being with their loved ones.

LIFT the BAR Act and HEAL Act Will Expand Pathways to Coverage for Immigrant Families

A Shriver Center lawsuit has triggered invalidation of the Trump public charge rule.


Aug 2020

This Spanish-language webinar covers general elements of fair housing law

Jul 2020

A collection of readings, research, and tools to help guide an understanding of structural racism.

Jul 2020

Illinois landlords cannot threaten or evict tenants because of their immigration status

Apr 2020

COVID-19 has revealed the high cost of policies that have kept undocumented immigrants without access to healthcare, housing, and food assistance.

Mar 2020

Links to information and useful resources to aid communities seeking support during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Attorneys and Specialists

Nolan Downey
Nolan Downey
Nolan Downey
Staff Attorney, Economic Justice

Shriver Center on Poverty Law


Andrea Kovach
Andrea Kovach
Andrea Kovach
Senior Attorney, Healthcare Justice


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