Archive for October, 2011

New York Domestic Violence Awareness Series: Immigration and Domestic Violence

October 27, 2011 at 7:33 pm 0 comments

You do not need to have legal immigration status to get help with domestic violence There are certain rights you have in New York State even if you do not have legal immigration status: You have the right to call the police if you feel you are in danger insideRead More

New York Domestic Violence Awareness Series: Getting an Ordering of Protection

October 24, 2011 at 5:33 pm 0 comments

You may want to seek legal advice before filing for an order of protection There are many ways to protect yourself when leaving an abusive relationship.  One option is filing for an order of protection in your local Family Court.  However, it is best to get advice from an experiencedRead More

Advantage Tenants: The City Is Paying October Advantage Rent

October 19, 2011 at 4:04 pm 0 comments

The City has agreed to pay Advantage rent for October. Landlords should have received payment by now. These payments are being made only for Advantage tenants who are still within their Advantage lease periods (those who have received less than one year of rent payments, those who renewed for aRead More

Are you getting more Spam emails? Learn some easy tips to protect yourself

October 7, 2011 at 6:27 pm 0 comments

Spam traffic keeps going up—in fact, according to some computer security experts, it’s about double what it was a year ago. To make matters more serious, these days most spam emails come with malicious attachments.  It’s important to not download or open any attachment if you are not SURE whoRead More

Looking for free or low-cost immigration legal assistance? Use the National Immigration Legal Services Directory

October 4, 2011 at 4:45 pm 0 comments

Finding free or low-cost immigration help has gotten easier.  You can now use the National Immigration Legal Services Directory to search for immigration legal services providers by state, county, or detention facility. Only nonprofit organizations that provide free or low-cost immigration legal services are included in this directory.  For additionalRead More