Money Transfers to Mexico

Your diligent advocacy has paid off for your Mexican clients, and they have now returned to their home communities. How do you now ensure that they receive their unpaid wages, monetary damages, or other funds? This manual details the logistics of delivering funds to a client in Mexico; the different options for sending money to clients in Mexico; and important ethical considerations and legal regulations.

Monitoring International Labor Recruitment

This report lays the foundation for a comparative analysis of non-immigrant visas used to employ internationally recruited workers in the United States. In addition to identifying and describing visas of special interest, this report provides information about common issues and abuses associated with each visa, as well as a description of the regulatory framework.

Litigation Support

CDM provides litigation support and settlement administration support to government agencies, non-profit organizations and private law firms whose clients or witnesses have returned to Mexico. These services include on-the-ground investigations where we locate and interview witnesses in Mexico, draft declarations, review documents and evaluate potential claims; facilitation of cross-border testimony and written discovery; and administration of judgment and settlement fund distributions. Check out our brochure to learn more about our services.

For information about CDM’s legal and litigation support services, contact Legal Director Ben Botts at, or call toll-free at 01-800-590-1773 from Mexico or 1-855-234-9699 from the U.S.

The CDM Toolkit

The toolkit is a handbook that CDM developed in 2012 to empower Comité members to achieve their goal of educating their communities about their U.S. labor rights. CDM’s toolkit contains comprehensive, know-your-rights materials that Comité members disseminate in their communities. It enables Comité members to inform their communities and coworkers of their rights when traveling to the United States for work. For more information, please contact us at is a groundbreaking workers’ rights initiative to investigate and uncover the actors and processes in low-wage labor recruitment along the Mexico-U.S. migrant stream. seeks to build recruitment transparency and create a mechanism for employer and recruiter accountability by allowing workers to share their experiences and review those actors. This information-sharing initiative fills a crucial hole in the information available to migrant workers, advocates, and government about recruitment practices and the actors involved in international labor recruitment.