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America's student loan crisis hits the working poor

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Lakisha Johnson is a homeless single mother in Philadelphia. She was planning to move out of a homeless shelter and into a new a new apartment with her daughter using her tax refund. The U.S. Department of education had other plans, as Reuters review found the federal agency is clamping down on borrowers who have defaulted on their student loans by garnishing their wages, holding back IRS refunds and reducing Social Security benefits.

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