For months now, NLSLA advocates have been hearing from immigrants fearful of proposed changes to federal law, which could redefine who is considered a “public charge”—or taxpayer burden—in the eyes […]
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It’s been almost four years since A.S.’s husband tried to kill her, stabbing her repeatedly until a neighbor ran in to help. The shock and trauma of that day are […]
NLSLA volunteer Mark Brenner was awarded the William J. Lasarow Award for his extraordinary pro bono services at the San Fernando Valley Bankruptcy Self-Help Center. “People like Mark epitomize what […]
NLSLA was proud to join its partners in celebrating the one year anniversary of the Medical Legal Community Partnership-LA Health Collaborative, an expansive MLCP project that leverages the expertise of […]
NLSLA has broken ground on its new office in El Monte! The new location—twice as spacious as our previous El Monte office—will accommodate our expanding services in the San Gabriel […]
NLSLA is proud to announce the newest member of its Board of Directors, Kirkland & Ellis’ Sharre Lotfollahi. Sharre is a partner in Kirkland’s Intellectual Property Litigation Group and focuses […]
Thanks to your support and the dedication of NLSLA’s advocates, more than 45,000 families who depend on Section 8 rental subsidies are now protected from sudden, illegal rent hikes that […]
NLSLA’s health work is featured on the Legal Services Corporation’s “Innovations in Legal Aid” blog, which highlights best practices in the delivery of legal services. LSC commended NLSLA’s health work […]
When Rebecca Gutierrez learned her rent was going to increase by 300 percent, she was terrified. Rebecca shares her apartment, which is subsidized with a Section 8 voucher, with her […]
This holiday season, NLSLA coordinated a toy drive for students experiencing homelessness at Telfair Elementary School in Pacoima. More than 25 percent of Telfair’s students are homeless. They live in […]