Archive for September, 2008

NYATN Addresses the Legal Issues of Bringing Diplomat Employers to Court for Violating Laws Against Human Trafficking

Ivy O. Suriyopas

Ivy O. Suriyopas, Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund

ABC News’ 20/20 featured NYATN member Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund‘s case, Baoanan v. Baja,in a segment called “Diplomats Abusing Domestic Help?”  There, staff attorney Ivy Suriyopas addressed the legal issues in bringing a lawsuit against diplomat employers for violating federal anti-trafficking statutes and other laws.  Watch the video….

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