Discrimination and Denationalization in the Dominican Republic

Discrimination and Denationalization in the Dominican Republic

A September 2013 Dominican court ruling taking away citizenship from many migrants means they will be excluded from any activity that requires official identification, including working in the formal sector, attending school, opening a bank account, accessing health services, getting married, traveling or voting.

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Restriction and Solidarity in the New South Africa

Restriction and Solidarity in the New South Africa

This report look at South African labor’s complicated engagement with migrant workers by examining the migration policy debate, labor’s response to the xenophobic attacks of 2008 and two organizing campaign in the agricultural sector. It sheds light on how labor migration and hostility toward immigrants are intertwined with the state’s embrace of neo-liberal economic policy and with growing labor precariousness.

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Domestic Workers and Socioeconomic Rights: A South African Case Study (2013)

Domestic Workers and Socioeconomic Rights: A South African Case Study (2013)

This report explores the challenges of empowering domestic workers in South Africa through the traditional trade union focus on worker rights, democratic voice and collective action. This Solidarity Center report is part of a multiyear research project, funded by the U.S.  Agency for International Development, to study the informal economy, migration, gender and rule of law together with research partners Rutgers and WIEGO.

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