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In Victory for Detained Immigrants, Federal Judge Orders ICE to Review for Release Every Person with Covid-19 Risk Factors

In sweeping ruling, ICE ordered to conduct new assessments for every person at heightened risk of contracting Covid-19 in the custody of ICE, regardless of immigration case FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 20, 2020 RIVERSIDE, Calif. – A federal judge today ordered Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to promptly revisit custody determinations, including consideration of release […]

Detained Migrants Win in Federal Court: Judge Greenlights Nationwide Class Action Lawsuit

Tens of thousands of immigrants denied medical care and disability accommodations by the federal government will have their day in court   April 16, 2020 – RIVERSIDE, Calif. – A federal judge ruled today that a nationwide class action lawsuit against Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) can proceed, greenlighting […]

How Larry’s Legacy Carries Us Forward in a Time of Uncertainty

“We are committed to using the law as an instrument for social change to make the world a fair place for people with disabilities. We are focused on changing institutions and the entire fabric of American society so that people with disabilities have a fair shot at being full participants.” – Larry Paradis, DRA Co-founder, […]

DRA’s 2020 Gala

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A Letter From DRA’s Managing Directors and Board Chair

Dear DRA Supporters, Clients, and Friends, We know your inboxes are flooded with e-mails about COVID-19. We promise to keep this brief. During this national emergency, people with disabilities face an oversized adverse impact making DRA’s work as crucial as ever. DRA is built to last and we promise to persevere to protect the civil […]

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MTA’s Long History Of Being Sued Over Subway Accessibility