A spike in the number of migrants
attempting to cross into the United States from Mexico this spri Continue reading . . .
If you can’t get a decent job
because of who you are or how you look, you are vulnerable to human trafficking. If your Continue reading . . .
Knowledge is power: Power to prevent tragedy; Power to promote healing; Power to make a change. That was the thinking behind Polaris’s efforts to build the largest known database on human trafficking in North America more than a decade ago. Today, it is the driving force behind the Nationa Continue reading . . .
“I can’t believe she fell for that.”
“If I were him I would have told someone!”
“I would have seen right through it.”
If you’ve never been targeted by a trafficker – or in an abusive or manipulative relationship of any kind – you may well think that nothing, ever, w Continue reading . . .
October 28th marks 20 years since the first Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA)
was signed into law establishing the crime of human trafficking in the United Stat Continue reading . . .
In the last few months, a potato producer in Texas has come under scrutiny
, first for the abuse of workers in his employ and later because one of his workers died after Continue reading . . .
In just the past few weeks, law enforcement operations in Georgia
and Continue reading . . .
What most people think they know about child sex trafficking generally involves stories – young girls and boys being kidnapped by strangers, forced into windowless vans, then driven to another city or state where they are kept drugged and chained in a brothel.
While situations like these do exi Continue reading . . .