Catherine Tactaquin

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Catherine Tactaquin is Executive Director of the National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (NNIRR), a nationwide alliance that advocates for the human rights all migrants, regardless of migration status. The daughter of an immigrant farmworker from the Philippines, Catherine was involved for many years in grassroots organizing and advocacy in the Filipino community, and in 1986, was a co-founder of the National Network. She is also a member and co-founder of the Global Coalition on Migration and the Women in Migration Network, both of which coalesce organizations and activists from the global regions towards international migrants’ rights advocacy. She frequently speaks on a wide range of U.S. and global migration policies, including migration concerns at the intersection of race, climate change and the environment, and gender.


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