November 29, 2017 | 0 comments
Today, Adareli Ponce Hernández, an active member of the Migrant Defense Committee, was honored as one of the winners of the contest Migrant Woman: Tell Me Your Story.
November 13, 2017 | 0 comments
We do not work under bright stage lights or on the big screen. We work in the shadows of society in isolated fields and packinghouses that are out of sight and out of mind for most people in this country.
November 2, 2017 | 0 comments
To commemorate Latina Equal Pay Day, Barbara Reyna, a migrant worker and advocate for transparency in the J-1 program for au pairs, shared her experience and opinion about the need for equality among all the workers.
October 27, 2017 | 0 comments
The governor of California, Jerry Brown, has just signed a new law that prohibits employers from asking how much a worker earned in his or her prior jobs.
October 16, 2017 | 0 comments
The last week of September U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) held immigrant detentions in cities that consider themselves sanctuary cities throughout the United States.
October 11, 2017 | 0 comments
Jorge Palafox, member of the Migrant Defense Committee, shared his experience as a migrant worker in California to demand that SB 477 protects all migrant workers from trafficking, fraud, exploitation and other abuses.
October 3, 2017 | 0 comments
CDM denounces Rep. Bob Goodlatte's Agricultural Guestworker Act (AG Act) as anti-immigrant, anti-worker legislation that would exacerbate the systemic exploitation of migrant farmworkers already present in the H-2A program.
September 12, 2017 | 0 comments
The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) impacts the lives and working conditions of the hundreds of thousands of migrant workers who labor in the United States every year. Many workers choose to migrate to the U.S.
Representatives of the Migrant Defense Committee Demand Protections for Migrant Workers in the Face of New Attacks on their Rights in the US
September 8, 2017 | 0 comments
Members of the Migrant Defense Committee (“Comité”), a group of migrant leaders and their families supported by Centro de los Derechos del Migrante, Inc. (CDM), gathered for their National Meeting.
August 31, 2017 | 0 comments
CDM commends U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia’s decision to temporarily block SB 4, the Texas legislation that outlaws sanctuary cities and promotes racial profiling.