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NYLAG Fights For Fair & Equal Access to Justice
Founded in 1990, NYLAG is a leading civil legal services organization combatting economic, racial, and social justice by advocating for people experiencing poverty or in crisis.
Combatting social, racial, and economic injustice
News & Resources
During this crisis, NYLAG is here for you. We compiled resources on policy changes, new court procedures, and practice area updates. We also provide ways to contact us for help.
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housing & foreclosure cases resulted in thousands of people keeping their homes
immigration cases handled last year, from asylum claims to deportation defense
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More News & Resources
New York’s residential eviction moratorium, which protects thousands of individuals and families, will expire in just seven days. NYLAG calls on NY legislatures to extend the moratorium immediately.
NYLAG’s Deborah Berkman sheds light on the challenges families in shelters face when getting their children to school, and rallies behind Int. No. 150 in hopes of lessening the burden on the parents and the children.
NYLAG’s Ryan Foley and Ruth Stein press for increased access to free legal services to address the digital divide older Veterans experience when seeking help with complex, intersecting legal issues affecting their health.