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San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas, México August 27, 2007

Global Workers approach in identifying potential partners is to make contact with organizations that have legal departments and outreach capacity. A legal department is necessary because the advocates will be assisting in labor cases originating in the USA, identifying new cases, providing direct legal services for issues that arise locally related to the migration, and to continually identify bigger picture legal and legislative challenges to portable justice that must be addressed. Outreach capability is equally important.

San Cristóbal de la Casas, Chiapas, México August 25, 2007

Global Workers came to Mexico for over two weeks to launch the programs in Southern Mexico. The first few days were spent in Mexico City strengthening relationships with human rights organizations. For the next two weeks, Global Workers focused on the southernmost state of Chiapas. Using San Cristóbal as a base for the northern region of the state, Global Workers made an effort to meet with as many groups as possible working in Human Rights.

Zacatecas, Mexico September 3, 2006

Cathleen Caron, Global Workers Executive Director, traveled to Mexico City on August 26 to strengthen ties with migrant organizations in Mexico City and to attend the first anniversary of the Centro de los Derechos del Migrante in Zacatecas, Mexico September 2-3.

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