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Reaching The Migrant Farmworkers

May 5, 2017

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Each year thousands of agricultural farmworkers from other Southeastern states and countries like Mexico and Honduras, migrate to South Carolina to perform agricultural labor. This year, we expect that there will be at least 2,700 H-2A temporary agricultural workers and a few H-2B temporary forestry guest workers. This does not include the hundreds of migrant […]

National Elder Law Month

May 5, 2017

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May is recognized nationally as Older Americans Month.  In 1963, President Kennedy issued a formal proclamation declaring May to be “Senior Citizens Month” to honor those who are 65 and older and asking that our nation pay tribute in some way to older persons in their communities.  Every President since, has proclaimed May to be the […]

Homeless No More

May 5, 2017

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Mr. Calvin Davis is a disabled veteran who was living in a homeless shelter when he first came to South Carolina Legal Services (SCLS). Mr. Davis is a tall slender African American male.  He walks with a cane. He speaks calmly no matter how stressful the situation is, and has the manners of a true […]