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June 10, 2005

The 11-year-old daughter of Mexican immigrant Felipa Berrera will leave foster care to live with her father next month, although custody proceedings drag on for the Mixteco-speaking mother.

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June 09, 2005

Three class action lawsuits filed on behalf of migrant agricultural workers in the U.S. seek to fight unfair and abusive labor practices in the forestry industry.

Immigrant Justice

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June 06, 2005

A group of foreign guestworkers lured from Mexico and Guatemala to plant pine trees for Eller and Sons Trees, Inc., one of the nation’s largest forestry contractors, were not paid the wages they had earned. The Southern Poverty Law Center sued the Franklin, Ga., company on behalf of the workers, winning a record $11.8 million judgment in October 2012..

Immigrant Justice

Date Filed

April 14, 2005

Class action lawsuit against forestry company for violations of minimum wage and overtime protections, and for other violations of the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act.

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March 18, 2005

An immigrant woman ordered to learn English by a Tennessee judge or risk losing parental rights to her child is being aided by the Center's legal team.

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January 05, 2005

The Immigrant Justice Project has been created to fight for the rights of immigrant workers in the Southeast, where conditions are worst in the nation and workers are routinely exploited.

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