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Save the Date! DRA’s 2019 NYC Gala

  Disability Rights Advocates New York Gala The Next 25 Years: Civil Rights and Inclusion for All   Featuring Eagle Awards spotlighting individuals, organizations and corporations, leveraging cutting-edge technology, to change the fabric of American society so that people with disabilities can participate fully. Monday, October 21, 2019 American Museum of Natural History Rose Center […]

Associated Press

Immigrants held in U.S. detention facilities filed a lawsuit Monday decrying what they called shoddy medical care and a failure by authorities to provide accommodations for disabilities.

LA Times

Immigrant rights advocates filed a sweeping class-action lawsuit in federal court against the Trump administration Monday, alleging that lax oversight by Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Department of Homeland Security has caused severe deficiencies in medical and mental healthcare, as well as discrimination against detainees with disabilities, in nearly 160 facilities across the country.

Civil Rights Groups Charge that ICE Disregards Immigrants’ Medical, Mental Health Needs and Ignores Discrimination Against Immigrants with Disabilities

New Nationwide Class Action Lawsuit Highlights Abusive Isolation, Horrific Medical and Mental Health Care, and Denial of Accommodations to and Discrimination Against Detained Immigrants with Disabilities   August 19, 2019 – Los Angeles, CA –A nationwide class action lawsuit was filed today against the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), U.S. Department of Homeland Security […]

Court Conference – Forsee v. MTA

The case is scheduled for court conference to discuss the City of New York’s motion to dismiss the case in front of Judge Ramos on August 1 at 2:00pm at the Thurgood Marshall United States Courthouse, located at 40 Foley Square, Courtroom 619.