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The American Dream Up for Sale:
A Blueprint for Ending International Labor Recruitment Abuse

ILRWG Report CoverLearn about the shortcomings and gaps in the current regulatory and enforcement framework governing immigrant worker programs. The report titled, The American Dream Up for Sale: A Blueprint for Ending International Labor Recruitment Abuse, documents the pervasive abuses experienced by immigrant workers in a range of low to high skilled fields and further provides important recommendations for reform.

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Every year, tens of thousands of internationally recruited au pairs come to the United States with the promise of a cultural exchange under the J-1 visa program. Instead, many encounter wage theft, discrimination and exploitation.“Shortchanged: The Big Business Behind the Low Wage J-1 Au Pair Program” debunks the myth that the poorly regulated au pair program is a cultural exchange. The report analyzes existing data on the au pair program, and includes findings from in-depth interviews with current and former au pairs.

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  1. […] Overall, the International Labor Recruitment Working Groups have made it clear what needs to be done in order to serve all workers with equality and fairness. To check out the full report online please follow the link here: Fair Labor Recruitment Report. […]

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