Advocates Win Federal Court Appointment of Special Master to Oversee ICE Custody Releases

Citing a “history of noncompliance,” a federal judge orders a special master to monitor and oversee custody reviews and releases for people at heightened risk of COVID-19 A federal court last night granted civil rights organizations’ motion to appoint a special…

CREEC and Co-Counsel File Motion for Preliminary Injunction to Protect Protesters with Disabilities

CREEC and co-counsel represent a group of disabled individuals who have been protesting racialized police violence in Portland Oregon since the murder of George Floyd in late May, 2020.  These brave and righteous plaintiffs challenge law enforcement practices that discriminate…

Disability rights advocates sue Trump Administration for “Migrant Protection Protocols”

Class action lawsuit seeks relief for asylum seekers with disabilities living in Mexico. Today, asylum seekers with disabilities who are forced to wait for immigration proceedings in Mexico filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration for its “Migrant Protection Protocols…