Our Roots Make Us Strong
Migrant Legal Aid is a nonprofit organization that has been advocating for migrant workers’ rights since 1973. Facing poverty, language barriers and discrimination, migrant workers often struggle to maintain basic human dignity. Through a myriad of programs and services, MLA stands up for the rights of workers to have proper housing, work under safe conditions, and earn a fair wage. MLA serves as an advocate for legislation and policies that support Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers. Furthermore, MLA conducts education and outreach to migrant labor camps to empower workers to be informed and help them avoid and reverse injustices.