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Immigrant Justice

Date Filed

September 25, 2005

The lawsuit alleged five Haitian women working at Gargiulo Inc.'s tomato packinghouse in Immokalee were subjected to repeated, unwelcome sexual advances by their supervisor and then faced retaliation after they complained. The retaliation included the firing of three of the women.

Features and Stories
August 19, 2005

Camp Thunderbird, once used by Ranch Rescue as a training ground for anti-immigrant vigilantes, has been deeded to two Salvadorans who were assaulted by Ranch Rescue members.

Features and Stories
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.

Features and Stories
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

Date Filed

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.

Features and Stories
April 01, 2005

Minuteman volunteers plan to conduct armed patrols to act as a "blocking force" against the "invasion" of undocumented immigrants from south of the border.

Features and Stories
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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