Julie Pittman returns to CDM as a Justice Catalyst fellow in Mexico City. In this position, Julie will work with low-wage migrant workers traveling between the US and Mexico to hold employers accountable for the collection of illegal recruitment fees. At UC Berkeley School of Law, Julie focused on employment and immigration law, working with CDM as a legal fellow and at Adelante Alabama Worker Center, ACLU Immigrants’ Rights Project, and Centro Legal de la Raza. She also participated in the Berkeley Death Penalty Clinic and served as Co-Senior Publishing Editor of the California Law Review and as Managing Editor of the Berkeley Journal of African American Law and Policy. Julie is author of Released Into Shackles: The Rise of Immigrant E-Carceration, 108 Calif. L. Rev. 587 (2020). Prior to law school, Julie taught ESOL in Rhode Island and worked as a paralegal with the Farmworker Unit of Legal Aid of North Carolina. She is admitted to practice in New York.