Undocumented workers fall through the cracks

Despite paying taxes, those not here legally ineligible for benefits

THE US DEPARTMENT OF LABOR reported 3.23 million people applied for unemployment benefits last week, up from 282,000 during the previous week. In Massachusetts, about 148,000 filed an initial claim for unemployment insurance in that same period. But in the rush for help, one group — undocumented workers — is largely left out. Hidden in plain(...)

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