Check us out on YouTube! Stay up to date on CDM's work by checking out our YouTube channel! Our latest video highlights and the experience of Comité member Adareli. Learn More builds worker power in int'l labor recruitment On September 30, CDM launched Contratados, a social justice initiative that uses technology and art to increase transparency and combat abuse in U.S. guest worker programs. Learn More
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Policy Advocacy CDM’s Analysis of the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act, S.744. Learn More
Taken for a Ride Migrant Workers in the U.S. Fair and Carnival Industry. Learn More
Oaxaca Outreach & Education CDM reaches underrepresented indigenous migrant workers in Oaxaca. Learn More
Leadership Development & Worker Organizing The Comité de Defensa del Migrante (Migrant Defense Committee). Learn More
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CDM supports Mexico-based migrant workers to defend and protect their rights as they move between their home communities in Mexico and their workplaces in the United States.

Founded in 2005, Centro de los Derechos del Migrante, Inc. (CDM) is the first transnational migrant workers’ rights organization based in Mexico. Since its founding, CDM has...


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Statement from US Civil Society Participants During the UN Stocktaking Meeting on the Global Compact for Migration By: programassociate, December 4, 2017

US government withdrawal from Global Compact for Migration process abandons commitments and global responsibility


Puerto Vallarta, Mexico – December 4, 2017 – The decision by the US government to withdraw from the negotiating process on the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly, and Regular Migration abandons commitments made by the US government in the New York Dec ...


Declaración de los participantes de la sociedad civil de EE. UU. durante la reunión de balance de las Naciones Unidas sobre el progreso hacia el Pacto Mundial para la Migración By: programassociate, December 4, 2017

La retirada del gobierno de EE. UU. del Pacto Mundial sobre las migraciones abandona sus compromisos previos y su responsabilidad global

Puerto Vallarta, México – 4 de diciembre de 2017 – La decisión del gobierno de Estados Unidos de retirarse del proceso de negociación del Pacto Mundial para la Migración Segura, Ordenada y Regular abandona los compromisos asumidos por el ...


CDM Denounces Rep. Bob Goodlatte’s AG Act as an Anti-Immigrant, Anti-Worker Proposal By: programassociate, October 25, 2017

CDM is disgusted that the House Judiciary Committee approved Rep. Bob Goodlatte’s exploitative Agricultural Guestworker Act (AG Act), an anti-immigrant, anti-worker proposal that would further increase the vulnerability of farmworkers in the United States. The AG Act aims to create a new H-2C guestworker program that would slash wages, limit access to justice, and weaken protections for migra ...