TIED UP VISA LAWS – DAMAGING EFFORTS ON DOMESTIC WORKERS RIGHTS

Some laws that intend to solve or regulate certain issues, may bring parallel damage to the efforts in preventing domestic workers abuse. For example, the tied up visa laws, were domestic workers loose their legal immigration status if they leave their employer. Many countries have in place such law, with the intention to regulate immigration; nonetheless, such measures result in placing immigrant domestic workers in vulnerable situations. To learn more about this subject and on the particular case of the U.K. which went through with the tied up visa law in 2012, continue reading the article below by Human Rights Watch.

UK: Protect Migrant Domestic Workers | Human Rights Watch.

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