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I was sitting in the courtroom thinking, ‘When David was facing Goliath, did he feel this alone?’ Yet at that moment, a NYLAG attorney offered to help me. I bumped into an angel.

– former client

NYLAG fights for the rights of underserved communities.


adults and children impacted by our services


immigrants served, including for asylum claims and deportation defense


tenants & homeowners represented, resulting in thousands of people keeping their homes

When you become distressed in life, sometimes you need somebody to help you out. Every once in a while, out of nowhere, you have a superhero come in. My NYLAG attorney flew in and saved me from losing my home.

– DARRYLLE, former client

NYLAG obtains millions of dollars in services and benefits for individuals and families.


saved for NYLAG clients


in relief for consumers victimized by predatory debt and lending


secured in ongoing yearly public benefits for NYLAG clients

After I was denied benefits that would manage my breast cancer symptoms, I wanted to give up. But my NYLAG attorney fought hard for me and got me what I needed.

ERICKA, former client

NYLAG’s fight for justice changes many lives.


in ongoing yearly education benefits secured for students


in debts avoided from medical expenses for adults, seniors, and children


in savings secured for student loan borrowers


in life-changing benefits awarded to veterans of the U.S. armed forces through NYLAG’s advocacy


immigrants represented by NYLAG in removal proceedings and appeals, including people in detention


intimate partner violence survivors represented by NYLAG on orders of protection, divorce, and custody issues

*Unless noted otherwise, the figures above represent fiscal year 2023
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