Rachel Micah-Jones

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Rachel Micah-Jones

2005 Global Fellow
Founder of Centro de los Derechos del Migrante, Inc.

Rachel Micah-Jones 2005 Global Fellow

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Operate a transnational workers’ rights law firm based in Central Mexico that addresses the legal rights of low-wage migrant Mexican workers employed in the United States.


Rachel Micah-Jones is a Spanish-speaking migrant legal services attorney who is committed to advocating for the rights of low-wage migrant workers from Mexico. She teaches in the International and Comparative Law Clinic at the University of Maryland School of Law, and is currently collaborating with the Autonomous University of Zacatecas, Mexico and the University of Michigan Law School in the creation of a new law school clinical program in Mexico. She participates in the Selah Leadership Program and is the recipient of the Peter Cicchino Award for Outstanding Advocacy in the Public Interest. Rachel graduated from American University Law School in 2003.

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  • 2005
  • Global Fellow
  • Civil & Human Rights
  • Latin America
  • Mexico

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