After a brief period of hibernation, President Trump’s travel ban has been re-implemented after the Supreme Court came down with a decision, allowing parts of the ban to take effect. Advocates across the nation have taken up posts in all the major airports where the travel ban is expected to severely impact Muslim communities. Since the January […]
New stories about civil legal aid.
Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles sued LogistiCare, which provides transportation for Medi-Cal patients.
Amid fear of deportation, reports on sexual abuse and domestic violence have declined significantly compared to last year.
NO CUTS to LSC funding for legal aid in current federal budget year – this article details all the budget agreements made in the deal cut this past weekend. Legislature will vote on it this week.
Housing lawyers are reporting a troubling trend: Landlords exploiting the growing fear of immigration authorities to evict tenants, raise rents, and clear residents from gentrifying neighborhoods.
Legal Services for Prisoners with Children, along with two plaintiffs who are currently incarcerated, have filed a class-action lawsuit against Shasta County Jail, alleging that the institution discriminates against people with disabilities. The lawsuit cites the facilities’ sub par conditions for inmates with disabilities. Many parts of the jail are not ADA-compliant and it appears […]
Legal Aid at Work and Disability Rights Advocates have filed a complaint against the Bay Area Rapid Transit, citing their multiple civil rights violations that hurt people with disabilities.