Archive for July, 2010

Can Public Schools Exclude Immigrant Children?

July 29, 2010 at 3:38 pm 0 comments

The New York Times reports that some New York school districts are demanding that immigrant parents prove their child is ‘legal’ before enrolling the child in school.  Other schools are asking for information that some immigrant children might be unable to provide. So, can public schools exclude immigrant children? WhatRead More

Bedbugs and Tenants’ Rights

July 19, 2010 at 12:16 am 0 comments

The New York State Legislature recently passed a bedbug disclosure measure, which will require landlords to warn prospective tenants if any apartments in the building had experienced a bedbug infestation in the past year. When signed into law, the measure should help encourage landlords to fight the bedbug epidemic. HopefullyRead More

Are you plagued by consumer debt? Are you getting harrassing phone calls? Click here to learn how you can find help

July 19, 2010 at 12:14 am 0 comments

If you are plagued by consumer debt and harassing phone calls, visit LawHelp/NY (www.LawHelp.org/NY then click on the Consumer topic). This topic has resources that can help, such as “Debt Collection Basics” and “What Bill Collectors Can and Cannot Do If You Owe Money,” and much more. There’s a sectionRead More