Amy Tamayo will join Centro de Los Derechos del Migrante as a Justice Catalyst fellow in Mexico City.
Through this fellowship she will work with migrant worker women to challenge the discrimination and harassment women face during recruitment for U.S. employment and in their workplace in the U.S. Amy graduated from American University Washington College of Law in 2020. During law school she was a student attorney in the Immigrant Justice Clinic, where she worked on labor trafficking and asylum cases. Amy also interned at the Legal Aid Justice Center, DC Superior Court for Magistrate Judge Jorge Vila, Farmworker Justice as a Peggy Browning Fellow, and was a member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Honor Society. Amy graduated from Santa Clara University in 2013, where she got a B.S. in Political Science and a B.A. in German Language Studies. Amy grew up in Idaho, is the daughter of immigrant parents from Mexico, and is proud to be advocating for workers’ rights.