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Refugee Receives Help in Obtaining Citizenship

I fled Vietnam as a refugee with my family in 1985. When my mother became ill, I used all of my savings to travel to Vietnam to help care for her.

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Who Benefits from THE CAMPAIGN for Legal Services?

Men, women, and children of all ages, ethnicities, and cultural background who cannot afford to hire an attorney, whose legal rights would otherwise be ignored.

  • the working poor, many of whom work in the Valley's service and manufacturing industries;
  • seniors, nearly 60% of whom have very low income;
  • children, one in seven of whom live in poverty;
  • people with disabilities, many of whom have problems with insurers; and
  • families, 9% of whom live below the federal poverty line. Forty percent of East San José residents live below this level.

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