Below you will find a list of legal resources specific to the New York City immigrant community during the COVID-19 outbreak. You may also find resources more specific to your needs from the categories above.
LAS provides urgent legal services to reunify families and assist low-income immigrants in obtaining lawful status, applying for citizenship, and defending against deportation. The helpline operates Monday through Friday 9-5.
LAS provides assistance in getting, keeping, and using government benefits and public assistance such as SNAP (food stamps), SSI, SSDI, Medicaid, Medicare and other health insurances.
Information & Resources and Intake Form for individuals in need of legal assistance.
Legal Services NYC continues to operate with nearly 600 advocates continuing to fight for New Yorkers across the city on issues ranging from housing, immigration, unemployment insurance, access to public benefits, and small business sustainability. Their Access Line is still open and operating. People can call (917) 661-4500 for help.
New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG) has launched the NY COVID-19 Legal Resource Hotline to help New York City residents impacted by COVID-19 get answers to their legal questions on issues including unemployment benefits, employee rights, housing, public benefits, consumer debt, advance planning, stimulus payments, and special education issues. You can call 929-356-9582 from 10am-1pm Monday-Fridays to leave a message. Please leave your name, best call back number, and a description of the issue. NYLAG will follow-up within two business days.
Join the NYC Democratic Socialists of America Immigrant Justice Working Group
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