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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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Research Reveals Exploitation of Women in U.S. Guestworker Programs By: programassociate, September 12, 2017

Data collection, monitoring, and enforcement needed to address harassment, discrimination

(Washington, DC) — Temporary labor migration programs in the United States systematically foster discrimination against women, according to a preview of research released today by Centro de los Derechos del Migrante, Inc. (CDM) and the University of Pennsylvania’s Transnational Legal Clinic ...


El CDM Condena la Decisión de Terminar con DACA By: programassociate, September 5, 2017

El CDM está indignado por la decisión del Presidente Trump de terminar con la Acción Diferida para las y los Llegados en la Infancia (DACA), que otorga a las y los jóvenes inmigrantes indocumentados que llegaron como niños la oportunidad de vivir y trabajar en los Estados Unidos. Al terminar con este programa, el Presidente tiene como objetivo el separar familias y deportar a cientos de mi ...


CDM Condemns Decision to Terminate DACA By: programassociate, September 5, 2017

CDM is outraged by President Trump’s decision to terminate Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), which grants young undocumented immigrants who arrived as children the opportunity to live and work in the United States. By ending this program, the President aims to separate families and deport hundreds of thousands of Dreamers — our nation’s best and brightest young adults. Th ...