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April 1, 2020 - 11:47 am

Below is infomration related to several consumer topics affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and government responses. If you are in need of legal help with any of these matters, we may be able to help. Click here to learn how to apply. Home Ownership and...

March 31, 2020 - 6:14 pm

Unemployment Insurance is a cash benefit given to workers who are unemployed or underemployed through no fault of their own. It is run by Indiana’s Department of Workforce Development. (“DWD”). As a result of the state and federal response to the COVID-19...

March 30, 2020 - 2:24 pm

The Federal CARES Act was signed into law on March 27, 2020 in response to the ongoing COVID-19 emergency. There are seveal provisions related to employment, student loans, etc. This section discusses the stimulus money (also known as a "rebate") for...

March 27, 2020 - 11:38 am

Though COVID-19 has created a public health emergency, it has not changed the fact that discrimination against LGBT people is illegal. LGBT people should be aware of their legal rights so as to make informed decisions about their safety, health, and well-...

March 27, 2020 - 11:30 am

ILS Staff working remotely: Due to the on-going emergency, Indiana Legal Services’ staff and attorneys will be...

March 26, 2020 - 3:40 pm

Tax Deadlines Extended  The federal and Indiana income tax filing due dates are automatically extended from April 15, 2020, to July 15, 2020. You do not need to file any kind of extension request. To claim a coronovirus federal...

March 26, 2020 - 11:45 am

On March 19, 2020, Gov. Holcomb issued an order that “paused” eviction cases while there is an ongoing public health emergency.  This pause does not mean that tenants do not have to pay rent...

March 25, 2020 - 9:18 am

Due to COVID-19, Indiana has made several temporary changes to their health and benefits programs. (For our section about unemployment insurance, click here). Indiana Legal Services will continue to monitor the situation and provide...

March 19, 2020 - 3:47 pm

On March 19, 2020, Gov. Holcomb issued an executive order in response to the COVID-19 crisis. Full text available here. It does several things, some of which are listed below. As more information becomes available, we will provide...

March 19, 2020 - 9:08 am

Please note these important announcements which may affect your immigration case. The Indiana Legal Services will continue to provide updates as the situation unfolds.   USCIS Indianapolis Field Office Effective today March 18, U.S. Citizenship...

March 16, 2020 - 3:53 pm

Una Carta de Nuestros Directora Adjunta sobre Nuestros Respuesta a COVID-19 El 16 de Marzo de 2020   El 12 de marzo de 2020, después de una cuidadosa consideración, Indiana Legal Services, Inc., (ILS) decidió cerrar sus oficinas al personal que...

March 16, 2020 - 9:57 am

A Letter from Our Deputy Director regarding Our Response to COVID-19 - March 16, 2020 On March 12, 2020, after careful consideration, Indiana Legal Services, Inc., (ILS) decided to close its offices to non-ILS staff and to encourage staff to engage in...

February 18, 2020 - 10:02 am

The Census Bureau counts everyone who lives in the U.S. every 10 years and collects basic  information about...
You count, be counted.

November 5, 2019 - 1:48 pm

Due to the pending lawsuit, Indiana WILL NOT be enforcing Gateway to Work suspensions in January. Here's what you...

August 6, 2019 - 5:22 pm

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