Be Prepared! President-elect Trump has threatened to deport up to 3 million immigrants once he is in office. This is a scary time to be an immigrant in the United States, but you do not need to sit by and watch. There are a number of things you can doRead More
If you work in New York this free video will help you understand your rights if you are being evicted from your home in New York City. A free video created by Legal Aid Society of New York.
This post was originally featured on U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services website. WASHINGTON—Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson announced his decision to designate Nepal for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months based on the conditions resulting from the devastating magnitude 7.8 earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25, 2015,Read More
In NYC, seniors and the disabled may be able to get a rent increase exemption. Photo Credit: bondidwhat via Compfight cc Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) and Disability Rent Increase Exemption (DRIE) are two tenant programs for New York City residents. This program began in 1970, focusing on theRead More
IDNYC, an initiative recently launched by Mayor Bill de Blasio will bring peace of mind to tens of thousands undocumented New Yorkers. IDNYC is a free government issued identification card for New York City residents 14 years old and older. This is the largest municipal identification card program in theRead More
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
Has your child received an expensive gift in the mail, like a webcam, a cell phone with a camera in it, or a trip? These gifts and devices are often for the purpose of encouraging teens to take, produce, and transmit sexually explicit images of themselves. Watch this important videoRead More
Earlier this year, New York city officials the Earned Sick Time Act. This act protects you from losing your job if you have to take time off from work to recover from a physical/mental illness or an injury, care for a sick family member, or seek medical treatment for yourselfRead More
New Economy Project speaks with advocates about the use of tenant screening reports, a practice that presents a barrier to thousands of New York City residents in search of residence.