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Representing Workers at the Intersections of Immigration and Sex Harassment

The Legal Network for Gender Equity and TIME’S UP Legal Defense Fund hosted a webinar on “Representing Workers at the Intersections of Immigration and Sex Harassment” on Monday, January 10, 2022.

The webinar addressed strategies for effectively representing individuals who are both dealing with the implications of immigration and facing workplace sex harassment.  It also covered the basics of seeking immigration relief for victims of sexual harassment, sexual assault, and human trafficking; strategies for effectively representing immigrants and undocumented survivors of workplace sex harassment, including by crafting appropriate settlements and preparing for bias in juries and judges; and identifying and securing supportive services for immigrants dealing with sex harassment and other sexual violence.

Our speakers included:

  • Jane Anderson (she/her), Attorney Advisor, Aequitas
  • Nora Cassidy (she/her), Attorney, Legal Aid at Work
  • Marisa Díaz (she/her), Senior Staff Attorney, Legal Aid at Work
  • Lata D’Mello (she/her), Director of Programs (Iowa City-based), Monsoon Asians & Pacific Islanders in Solidarity
  • Leslye E. Orloff (she/her), Adjunct Professor, Director of the National Immigrant Women’s Advocacy Project (NIWAP), American University Washington College of Law

Copies of the slides, speaker biographies, and related materials provided by the speakers are available for download below.

Presenter Slides


Speaker List


Rivera v. NIBCO, Inc.


NIWAP Training Materials