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NYLAG lucha por un acceso justo e igualitario a la justicia

Founded in 1990, NYLAG is a leading civil legal services organization combatting economic, racial, and social injustice by advocating for people experiencing poverty or in crisis. 

Combatir la injusticia social, racial y económica

Noticias y recursos

Managed Long-Term Care Data Transparency Project

This project makes public, for the first time, important data showing how New York State's Medicaid Managed Long-Term Care plans spend billions of dollars to provide long-term care services to New Yorkers with disabilities.

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Newly Arrived Migrants Battle Dysfunction and a Dearth of Lawyers in New York’s Immigration Courts

Recently-arrived migrants seeking to apply for asylum in New York are being met with an overwhelmed legal system. “This is a large need that is unfunded completely,” said NYLAG’s Jodi Ziesemer, who spoke with Documented about the issue.

Student Loan Forgiveness: What You Need to Know

On August 24, 2022, the Biden administration announced a plan for broad student loan cancellation. You may be wondering if you qualify and how the plan will be implemented. Based on what we know so far, here are some answers.

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personas afectadas por nuestros servicios el año pasado


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los casos de vivienda y ejecución hipotecaria resultaron en miles de personas que conservaron sus hogares


casos de inmigración manejados el año pasado, desde solicitudes de asilo hasta defensa de deportación

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Testimony: Asylum-Seeking Families Need More Humane Intake and Sheltering Services

NYLAG’s Deborah Berkman testifies to the Committee on General Welfare on longstanding shelter intake issues and the recent increase in asylum seekers in New York City.

Systematic Barriers Prevent Non-English Speakers from Accessing Unemployment Benefits in New York

NYLAG volunteer attorney Ciara Farrell contributed to a report detailing the systemic barriers people with limited English skills face in receiving benefits from unemployment insurance programs.

6 Questions for NYLAG’s New President and CEO, Lisa Rivera

“I think activism should be at the heart of everything we do.” We sat down with Lisa Rivera, NYLAG’s new president and CEO, to learn about her passion for amplifying client voices and why she believes legal advocates should be guided by activism.

Ayúdenos a brindar servicios legales gratuitos a niños y adultos que necesiten un abogado.
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