Where your story becomes our shared fight for justice.
NYLAG fights for fair and equal access to justice
We provide free legal services, financial counseling, and engage in policy advocacy to help people experiencing poverty. Our clients strive to build better lives for themselves, families, and communities. We are proud to join them in their fight for justice.
Our Focus Areas
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.
people impacted by our services last year
community sites across NYC where we offer services
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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The Trump Administration’s No-Blanks Policy is the Latest Kafkaesque Plan Designed to Curb Immigration
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services no-blank policy burdens law enforcement, attorneys, and immigrants. NYLAG’s Safiya Morgan explains the effects of the bureaucratic application process in The Washington Post op-ed.
In this Bloomberg Law article, NYLAG's Amanda Beltz agrees remote technology, done right, in family court can remain after the pandemic—if concerns are addressed.