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Challenges in Transnational Litigation: Representing Absentee Migrant Workers in U.S. Courts

Practice manual for U.S. advocates representing clients who have left the United States. It was first published in 2008 for the National Farmworker Conference and was updated and reissued in 2010. The redacted version is currently available. 

For a complete copy, which includes strategy for employee advocates, you can go to the National Employment Law Project (NELP) National Wage & Hour Clearinghouse under the Transnational Workers section or contact Global Workers at admin@globalworkers.org

January
2010
Accessing Justice Across Borders

Newsletter of the Labor & Employment Committee, National Lawyers Guild

May
2009
Defending the Rights of Transnational Migrants in the USA

This 200-page Spanish language manual on US employment–related law, human trafficking, U.S. civil procedure and relevant international law was developed for the Global Workers Defenders Network. It is used by our Defenders as an ongoing resource as they partner with advocates to facilitate cases and educate the local migrant communities.

January
2009
Using Portable Justice to Achieve Additional Remedies for Trafficked Persons

Alliance News, Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women, Issue 27

July
2007
United States Guest Worker Program Operates with Impunity in Sending Countries

Submitted to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Migrants

May
2007
Portable Justice, Migrant Workers, and the United States,

40 Clearinghouse Review Journal of Poverty Law and Policy 549

January
2007
Global Workers Comments on United Nations Secretary-General Report on Migration and Development
June
2006
Global Workers Require Global Justice: The Portability of Justice Challenge for Migrants in the USA

Prepared for The Committee on Migrant Workers Day of General Discussion

October
2005

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