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This section of PALawHelp.org has information and resources about Benefits for Immigrants in Pennsylvania.

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ImmigrationLawHelp.org - Pennsylvania Organizations

List of organizations in Pennsylvania from ImmigrationLawHelp.org offering assistance, counseling or representation in immigration issues.

Resources for Immigrants

This guide from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania will provide you with information and resources for Pennsylvania immigrants. The information posted in this guide may include hyperlinks to information created and maintained by other public or private organizations.

Federal Court Finder

Find a federal court location by location or court name, including appellate, district, bankruptcy, probation and pretrial office, or federal defender organization. Each District Court has its own local forms which are generally available on the Court website.

Immigration Options for Victims of Crimes

This brochure from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services provides information for Law Enforcement, Healthcare Providers, and Others about legal remedies available to victims of certain crimes. [PDF] (February 2010)

Resources for Immigrants

This guide from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania will provide you with information and resources for Pennsylvania immigrants. The information posted in this guide may include hyperlinks to information created and maintained by other public or private organizations.

Social Security & Entering the United States of America

Section of the Social Security Administration website providing information about Social Security for recent immigrants and other non-citizens entering the United States.

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS: Is It Safe to Apply for Health Insurance or Seek Health Care?

This fact sheet provides information in response to questions about whether it is safe for families to apply for health coverage through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Marketplaces, Medicaid, and CHIP (Children’s Health Insurance Program) if they include members who are not authorized to be in the U.S. (November 2016)

Immigrants - Health Care

Information about health care for immigrants from the National Immigration Law Center.

Immigrant's Eligibility for Unemployment Compensation

Information from the National Employment Law Project (NELP) for immigrant worker advocates. This NELP information thoroughly explains eligibility requirements for immigrant workers in order to receive unemployment insurance benefits. Please consult an attorney to get an evaluation of your claims.

Facts About Federal Funding for States to Provide Health Coverage to Immigrant Children and Pregnant Women

Information on Children?s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 (CHIPRA), providng a new opportunity to provide affordable health coverage to many immigrant children and pregnant women through Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). (August 2010)

Overview of Immigrant Eligibility for Federal Programs

Overview of immigrant eligibility for the major federal public assistance programs. Some states provide assistance to immigrants who are not eligible for federally funded services. (October 2021)

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