Archive for July, 2008

NYATN Member AALDEF’s case, Baoanan v. Baja, in the News

NYATN member Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund’s case, Baoanan v. Baja, was in ABC News’ article, “Diplomats Accused of Behaving Badly but Protected by Immunity.”  It described the number of lawsuits former domestic workers have filed against their diplomat employers for human trafficking in violation of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act and other claims.  Read more….


Baoanan v. Baja in the News

Nurse Claims Employer Enslaved Her,” By Kirk Semple, The New York Times, 7.10.08

“Ivy O. Suriyopas, a staff attorney with the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund, said Ms. Baoanan’s case illustrates ‘a pattern of diplomats exploiting their domestic workers.'”


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