Why cant i file for unemployment?

i lost my job yesterday and im in desperate need of money. im already looking for new work. i need to pay for my taxes this year and i need to pay for my truck tags befor may so im really struggling right now. i just called to file for unemployment and the operator said i couldnt apply until april.??? why is this,?... show more i lost my job yesterday and im in desperate need of money. im already looking for new work. i need to pay for my taxes this year and i need to pay for my truck tags befor may so im really struggling right now. i just called to file for unemployment and the operator said i couldnt apply until april.??? why is this,? i was having a hard time understanding him becuase he had a strong indian accent. but does anybody know why.?
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