Immigration Law

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Culture Shock: The Exploitation of J-1 Cultural Exchange Workers
Posted on 23 Mar 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"They come to experience all America has to offer. They hope to pay their way by working a summer job as they experience a new culture and learn English. They work in our hotels, restaurants, fast-food chains and amusement parks. They work for companies... Read More

Spheres of Exploitation: Thwarting Actors Who Profit from Illegal Labor, Domestic Servitude, and Sex Work
Posted on 23 Jan 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Large-scale movement across borders is too often exploited by “bad actors” who manipulate the system for profit. This report analyzes three spheres where perpetrators are motivated by the lure of high profits and low risks: the domestic... Read More

The U.S. Au Pair Program: Labor Exploitation and the Myth of Cultural Exchange
Posted on 15 Nov 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Article exposes how the legal categorization of au pairs as “cultural exchange participants” is strategically used to sustain - and disguise - a government-created domestic worker program to provide flexible, in-home childcare for... Read More