Dismantling Ableist Immigration Policies

Many U.S. immigration laws are inherently ableist and aim to prevent people with chronic illness and mental disabilities from entering or staying in the country, obtaining work authorization, or accessing public benefits to which they are entitled. The idea that the only immigrants “worthy” of coming to or staying in the U.S. are those who are healthy and wealthy flies in the face of our stated values and negatively impacts immigrants with disabilities. Explore how immigrant justice intersects with disability justice and how funders can support immigrants with disabilities.

Date & Time: 
Thursday, May 12, 2022 -
10:15am to 11:45am CDT