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12/05/2014

2015 PLAN Excellence AwardsNominations for the 2015 Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network Excellence Awards are due on Friday, December 12, 2014. Please submit your nominations for the awards on behalf of worthy candidates who exemplify excellence in their commitment and accomplishments as advocates for low-income people.

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12/03/2014

Pennsylvania Health Law ProjectThe November edition of the Health Law PA News is now available from the Pennsylvania Health Law Project. For prior editions or more information about the Pennsylvania Health Law Project, please visit their website at www.phlp.org

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11/24/2014

President Obama has announced Executive Actions to change immigration and enforcement policies. People who have lived in the U.S. for 5 years and who have U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident children will be able to apply for a work permit and protection from deportation.

The Immigration Advocates Network, along with their partners and other advocates are making a variety of resources on administrative relief available.

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11/21/2014

PLAN extends its sincere appreciation to Professor Laurence Tribe for his leadership and championing of equal access to justice, and for urging Pensylvania lawyers to support PLAN during his CLE Presentation, Uncertain Justice - The Roberts Court and the Constitution, simulcast across Pennsylvania on November 24, 2014.

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11/12/2014

Pennsylvania Health Law Project

Starting January 2015, Medical Assistance (MA) will cover almost all low-income adults. 

If you are over the income limit for MA, you can apply for insurance through HealthCare.gov between Nov. 15th and Feb. 15th. Many people qualify for assistance in paying for coverage obtained through HealthCare.gov.

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