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Now, even people who are independent contractors, self employed, or “gig” economy workers can qualify for unemployment benefits if they lost work, or lost earnings due to COVID.  Watch these videos for more information on who qualifies for unemployment benefits right now, and for some tips on how to apply and where to find help.

New Unemployment Program for Oregonians

Think you can't get unemployment benefits? Now you can!

Immigration & Unemployment Insurance

If you have valid work authorization to work in the US, you can qualify for Unemployment Insurance no matter what immigration status you have.

Immigration Status & Public Benefits

Many non-U.S. citizens & undocumented immigrants ARE eligible for public assistance!

Safety Net Resources

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