Can you collect unemployment benefits within the same state if you move?

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Yes. You can continue collecting unemployment benefits whether you move to another location within the state or to a different state entirely, as long as you meet program requirements and the area you move to has comparable (or better) work opportunities for someone with your skills as the area you left. The representatives at your local unemployment office can assist you with transferring your claim.
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