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Media Coverage

Associated Press News

February 6


This article comes from the popular Associated Press News, discussing the outcome of a federal human trafficking lawsuit. The article compares the current case to two cases that Kent successfully won. 

Japan Times

August 23


This article discusses a second human trafficking suit filed against an Oklahoma pair who allegedly lured immigrants with work visas. Kent is interviewed on this matter and gives his opinion on the overall case.

Durango Herald

March 9


This article discusses the approval of legislation to allow undocumented students in Colorado to pay in-state tuition at colleges and universities and discusses the effects it has on immigrants. Kent discusses the impact this has on a young Durango High School student. 


January 31


This article discusses one of Kent's most successful cases in which he successfully sued The Pickle Factory for a settlement of $1,321,802.80 awarded to 52 men from India and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in October, 2006. 



"There are no words on earth that can thank you enough for everything you have done for us. You are a great, kind soul. We appreciate you very much, and hope you have an amazing new year!"

The Saldaña Family

“Kent Felty is one of the pioneers in our work against the new slavery.”

Kevin Bales – President of FREE THE SLAVES and author of “Disposable People”.

“I have known Kent Felty since about 2002 … I came to know him as we co-counseled an immigration related trafficking case (the first civil rights case its kind under federal anti-discrimination statutes and other federal and common law claims) in representing a class of foreign workers from India who were subjected to various forms of exploitation and fraud… When Mr. Felty took this case on in federal court in Oklahoma, he exhaustingly worked on behalf of about 50 Indian workers whose class and claims presented a number of logistical and legal challenges… Despite the daunting mission he never gave up his self sacrificial representation of the class. Throughout, he showed a sense of moral obligation to see it through while representing people in a case that was pretty much unprecedented and that was unpopular with the public at the time…"

Robert Canino – Regional Attorney for the United States E.E.O.C.


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