According to Lal, their boss said USP requested that Lal be placed on administrative leave at the East Bay Community Law Center — which the campus contracts for immigration legal services — because some students allegedly complained about Lal.
But campus spokesperson Janet Gilmore said that it is “absolutely untrue” that USP requested that Lal be placed on administrative leave.
A Berkeley High School club launched the campaign in January to raise $1,000 for “B.I.O.N.I.C Boxes” (which stands for Believe It Or Not I Care). The boxes will include water, snacks for the day and hygiene products such as sanitary wipes and tampons.
Khairuldeen Makhzoomi is seeking compensatory and punitive damages against Southwest Airlines for the alleged violation of his civil rights and for the emotional distress caused during the April 2016 incident.