NYLAG to Provide Legal Services for the First-time in a Children’s Hospital Clinic

For the first-time ever, NYLAG’s LegalHealth Division will officially provide free legal services in a Children’s Hospital Clinic.
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One Chronically Sick Father’s Wish

Read as one of our Paralegals, Erick Pineda, recounts one of his unforgettable clients.
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NYLAG Responds to Teen migrant from Guatemala found deceased from flu while inside U.S. Border Patrol cell

A flu-ridden 16-year-old from Guatemala writhed in agony inside a U.S. Border Patrol cell and collapsed on the floor where he lay for several hours before he was found dead, according to video released Thursday that further calls into question the Trump administration’s treatment of immigrant families.
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NYLAG’s Testimony on Undocumented Immigrants’ Access to Lifesaving Treatments

Testimony by NYLAG to amend the Social Services law, in relation to coverage for healthcare services under the basic health program for individuals whose immigration status renders him or her ineligible for federal financial participation.
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NYLAG opposes work requirements for recipients of food stamps

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS), the administrative arm of DHS, has reversed its decision and will continue to use their power to consider requests for deferred action for medical reasons.
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Report: Improving legal options for incapacitated adults

As our population ages more and more families will have issues concerning the ability to take care of their loved ones. To address this problem, we have conducted a needs assessment and developed recommendations.
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