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March 19, 2020 | 0 comments
The global COVID-19 pandemic has caused a lot of uncertainty across borders and for anyone considering going to work in the United States. On March 18, 2020, the U.S. Consulate in Monterrey announced that it will only process H-2 visas...
March 19, 2020 | 0 comments
Media is talking about the Coronavirus, but what is it exactly? There are many types of coronaviruses, some that cause common colds and others that can lead to more serious airway diseases. The current outbreak is of a virus called...
February 17, 2020 | 0 comments
Written by Alianza Nacional de Campesinas ----- One rainy morning in February, Elvira Carvajal finds herself surrounded by crops in the Florida fields where she labored intensively for years as a farmworker. Today, she...
February 16, 2020 | 0 comments
Maryland State Senator Susan Lee, a champion for labor trafficking survivors, introduced SB 742 - The Fair Recruitment and Transparency Act in the Maryland legislature. Centro de los Derechos del Migrante (CDM) is working with the...
February 14, 2020 | 0 comments
This Valentine's Day, when buying flowers for our loved ones, we should take a minute to consider the workers that grew them. Were they paid the minimum wage? Was their workplace safe? Sylvana Jacome is one of these workers...
January 31, 2020 | 0 comments
This year marks the twentieth anniversary of the adoption of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 (TVPA). January is a trafficking awareness month, which was established to educate the public about the signs of human...
December 20, 2019 | 0 comments
On December 16, 2019, the following review appeared on www.contratados.org with a warning about the recruitment agency Ponz y Asociados . The review says “Martines y asociados or Ponzs y asociados The name of the person is Daniela...
December 19, 2019 | 0 comments
Following an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor, 22 workers hired on H-2B visas and two U.S. workers have won $70,000 from their employer for workers’ rights violations. The employer, Juan Vizcaino, doing business as...
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December 19, 2019 | 0 comments
Beware of job offers for an H-1B visa with an engineering and construction company in Birmingham, Alabama, with the following characteristics: 1) The recruiter tells workers that there are jobs with a construction...
December 10, 2019 | 0 comments
When the Trump Administration terminated the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in September 2017, life changed for those who have been recipients of the program for the last five years. On November 12th, the U.S....

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