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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.
Please join us for our virtual Gala! This year’s event will launch NYLAG’s year-long campaign, the Resiliency Fund, which will provide transformative financial stability, enabling NYLAG to remain strong at a time our community needs us most.
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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More News & Resources
NYLAG’s Samantha Kubek challenges the inadequacies of the Veterans Affairs’ independent contractor examinations, particularly for veterans suffering from mental health concerns.
The FAIR Proceedings Act: A Powerful Step Towards Securing Legal Aid for the Most Vulnerable Immigrants
NYLAG’s Beth Goldman praises The Funding Attorneys for Indigent Removal (FAIR) Proceedings Act, which guarantees access to government-funded legal counsel during removal proceedings to the most vulnerable.