After Dianelys Corrales Leon was laid off from her job at a day-care center last year, she applied for unemployment benefits, only to be rejected.
A Cuban immigrant who doesn’t speak English, Corrales Leon didn’t realize that she needed to take a 45-question skills test to qualify for a check. It wasn’t until Corrales Leon enlisted the help of the Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County that she began receiving $216 a week in benefits.
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