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HB 129, currently being considered in the Pennsylvania state legislature,  bans women with certain drug convictions from getting TANF for the rest of their lives. This ban will affect...
CLS has reviewed materials currently available concerning the President’s budget proposal and is deeply concerned about the negative impact the President’s budget proposal will have on people with...
A draft Executive Order was recently leaked to the public that would change “public charge” policies.  Immigrants who are categorized as public charges may face immigration consequences. ...
The following testimony was delivered by CLS Managing Attorney Amy Hirsch in front of the Council of the City of Philadelphia Special Committee on Criminal Justice Reform on February 10, 2017....