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The ADA at 32: Understanding the Rights of Disabled Asylum-Seekers
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The ADA at 32: Understanding the Rights of Disabled Asylum-Seekers

Experts discuss the Americans with Disabilities Act while highlighting the important intersection between immigration and disability rights.

As the nation celebrates 32 years of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), we must better understand the intersection between immigration and disability rights.

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Authors

Emily DiMatteo

Former Senior Policy Analyst, Disability Justice Initiative

Mia Ives-Rublee

Director, Disability Justice Initiative

Trinh Q. Truong

Policy Analyst, Immigration

Producers

Toni Pandolfo

Video Producer, Production

Andrew Sonntag

Former Events Video Producer

Ala Al Sadi

Former Video Producer

Team

Disability Justice Initiative

We promote policies to ensure disabled people of color and those most marginalized by ableism and other forms of oppression can participate in the economy and democracy.

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