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Every donation helps us offer essential legal services to thousands of everyday New Yorkers, helping people secure their rights to housing, food, and medical care for themselves and their families. Donate online, or explore other ways to stand with us.
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Your tax-deductible donation helps us make the voices of all New Yorkers head. Here’s what we’ve achieved together so far.
We provided legal services on more than 52,500 individual cases which benefitted more than 135,000 low-income adults and children.
Our Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic reduced tax liabilities by $2,825,654 and recovered $69,646 in tax refunds.
Juvenile Rights interdisciplinary teams of Attorneys, Social Workers, Paralegals, and Investigators amplified the voice of children in 70,000+ appearances in Family Court.
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Make a monthly gift in support of The Legal Aid Society, and become a Champion today! Your gift helps us make New York City a better place for all New Yorkers, one client at a time.
New York lawmakers pushed through a sweeping package of rent laws that will strengthen protections for vulnerable tenants. For decades, we have advocated to keep our city affordable for all New Yorkers.
Fight ICE's Vendetta Against Danny Michel
Danny Michel’s daughter and attorneys kept refreshing a map tracking his flight as they walked into federal court in Brooklyn on a sweltering Monday evening last month. They needed the judge to step in to prevent ICE from detaining him as soon as he deboarded.
Reunite The Barros Family
The United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, issued a stay of deportation late Thursday night for Edisson Barros, a 25-year native of Queens, father of two, and veteran New York City cab driver who was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) last month