The Immigrants Who Feed D.C. Don’t Have the Same Safety Net as Other Out-of-Work Employees

 In Media Mentions

DCWageLaw managing attorney Justin Zelikovitz discusses the difficulties faced by undocumented immigrants during the COVID-19 outbreak in this March 2020 interview with Washington City Paper:

“Before restaurants shut down, we were getting calls,” Justin Zelikovitz, the managing attorney of DCWageLaw, a firm focused on supporting victims of wage theft, says. “There’s really not much they can do. If they’re undocumented they’re not entiteld to unemployment. They’re not entitled to public assistance in the vast majority of cases. There’s not much counsel we can provide.”

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