Migrant Division Information

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South Carolina Legal Services


Migrant Division

Serving Farmworkers Statewide in South Carolina




Angela Myers, Managing Attorney

Elliott Tait, LEP Attorney

Dulce Lopez, Migrant Paralegal


How to Contact us:

843-720-7044 Exts: 2168 & 2176





South Carolina Legal Services

2803 Carner Ave
North Charleston, SC 29406
Fax: 843-760-1090





What we do:

  • Represent eligible clients in civil (not criminal) cases, such as:
    • Employment: wages, housing, transportation
    • Civil rights
    • Immigration
  • Outreach
    • Visit workers in camps, clinics, and other areas convenient to the workers.
      • Collaborate with other agencies serving farmworkers and victims of crime.
    • Community Legal Education
      • ​​​​​​​Provide information about legal rights and responsibilities .


Rights of Farmworkers:

  • To be paid the wages promised, but never less than the federal minimum wage.
  • To receive written disclosures about wages and deductions.
  • To receive written information about their wages and working conditions in a language they can understand.
  • To be provided clean drinking water, toilet facilities, and handwashing stations at the job—and at no cost.
  • To be free from pesticide hazard.
  • To have decent and safe housing.
  • To be free from discrimination because of race or national origin.
Last Review and Update: Mar 24, 2022
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