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The Miami Herald Reported on Ayala’s Lawsuit Against DHS, ICE and Akima Global Services, in Which Ayala’s Client Alleges Violations of Disability Laws

By November 26, 2020May 21st, 2021No Comments

The case was filed in the U.S. Southern District of Florida on October 29, 2020.

As stated by article “the 6-foot, 2 inch, 250-pound immigration detainee told the judge he was consistently “dragged” off his wheelchair and carried onto a non-wheelchair accessible vehicle by three Immigration and Customs Enforcement guards. His arms and sides bore the bruises of being “yanked and grappled” so many times.”

“The 33-year-old epileptic man’s lawsuit claims he became immobile after having a seizure in September 2019 while going down the stairs at Krome, the ICE detention center in Miami-Dade County. Mugaburu said he “tumbled” down the staircase, lost consciousness and severely hurt his leg after ICE “denied” him his required epilepsy medications.”

You can read the article here: Article

You can also read in Spanish here: Article

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