Immigrant Communities

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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Our Insights

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

District court Judge in New York issued a new temporary injunction blocking implementation and enforcement of the DHS Public Charge rule nationwide.

Now more than ever, no one should be deterred from seeking health care, food, or housing assistance, out of fear they will become a public charge.

Resources

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

Militza Pagán
Militza Pagán
Militza Pagán
Staff Attorney

312.690.5907

Andrea Kovach
Andrea Kovach
Andrea Kovach
Senior Attorney, Healthcare Justice

312.368.1089

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