It is our great pleasure to introduce our new IntLawGrrls contributor, Rachel Micah-Jones.
Rachel is an attorney and the Founder and Executive Director of Centro de los Derechos del Migrante, Inc., the first transnational migrant rights organization based in Mexico and the United States. Rachel focuses on reforming labor migration programs to protect low-wage workers’ human rights and brings workers’ voices, perspectives, and proposals to policy debates. She co-founded and chairs Migration that Works, a coalition on recruitment reform; has advocated for workers’ rights in strategic litigation against US government agencies and employers; and has testified before international organizations, in US Congressional briefings, and before the Mexican Congress. Rachel’s writing on transnational migrant justice and clinical legal education has been published by the The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, where she co-led an international clinic for law students. Rachel graduated from Georgetown University and American University Washington College of Law.