Tag Archives: Suzanne Tomatore

Last month, the City Bar Justice Center’s Immigrant Women and Children Project visited with a group of legal, labor rights and government agency leaders that work on issues of labor migration and human trafficking. Continue reading

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The Immigrant Women & Children Project (IWC) at the City Bar Justice Center was recently honored by one of our volunteers, Sandra Edmund, an Administrative Legal Assistant at Time Warner Corporate, with a donation of $5000. Continue reading

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Jenny, a forty-year-old mother of two, recently had some wonderful news: her employment authorization card was approved by the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Service. This card will allow her to apply for a Social Security number and will open many doors for Jenny and her family. Continue reading

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Today the City Bar Justice Center’s Immigrant Women & Children Project (IWC) released a Special Report, Spotlight on 150 Human Trafficking Cases, that reflects over a decade of direct representation of low-income immigrant survivors of human trafficking in the New York City metropolitan area and informs the Justice Center’s advocacy and policy recommendations. Continue reading

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Today, in honor of Shine the Light on Slavery Day, President Obama’s Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons released a draft five-year strategic plan. Continue reading

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Better data collection on human trafficking, particularly on labor trafficking, would help service providers allocate limited resources and help prevent trafficking in the future, according to a white paper by the Immigrant Women & Children project (IWC) of the City Bar Justice Center. Continue reading

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In commemoration of Human Trafficking Awareness Day, the City Bar Justice Center’s Immigrant Women and Children Project, in collaboration with Pfizer Legal Alliance, hosted “Take Action: Stop Human Trafficking Now,” a panel discussion at the New York City Bar Association on January 14th. Continue reading

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On June 19th, the U.S. State Department released its 2012 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report. Suzanne Tomatore, Director of the City Bar Justice Center’s Immigrant Women and Children Project, attended the event in Washington, D.C., where Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and her staff introduced the report and provided remarks. Continue reading

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Immigrant Women & Children Project Director Suzanne Tomatore attended a human trafficking seminar in Warsaw, Poland on May 14-16, 2012. She was invited to be part of the official U.S. delegation as the only non-governmental representative. Continue reading

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The City Bar Justice Center’s Immigrant Women and Children (IWC) Project has produced an Economic Empowerment Guide, providing resource information for immigrant victims of violent crimes and low-income New York City residents in general. Continue reading

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