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Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act

Welcoming Children to Our Land

Nancy K. Kaufman | Posted 11.09.2014 | Politics
Nancy K. Kaufman

The US has a legal and moral responsibility to protect children fleeing violence.


Rita Soronen | Posted 11.05.2014 | Impact
Rita Soronen

Sadly, we are just beginning to learn the depth of the violence that drives these children to our borders -- drug wars, food insecurity, and violence. The majority of the children are coming from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, which has the highest murder rate in the world.

Study: Don't Scapegoat U.S. Trafficking Law Because of Child Refugee Crisis

Free The Slaves | Posted 09.16.2014 | Impact
Free The Slaves

Assertions have been made that the TVPRA is to blame for the influx of children fleeing Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala. Some news articles suggest that smugglers are telling parents of at-risk children that the U.S. offers a "free pass" to minors.

Legislation on Human Trafficking Offers Point of Agreement Across Political Spectrum

Catholic Relief Services | Posted 12.05.2011 | Impact
Catholic Relief Services

Victims of trafficking can turn up anywhere in the United States, from teeming cities to small farming towns. And the global economic crisis, so difficult for those who are unemployed or underemployed, puts more people at risk of being trafficked.

Building Bridges Of Freedom: The Interfaith Movement To End Slavery

Rabbi Rachel Kahn-Troster | Posted 07.26.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Rachel Kahn-Troster

Fighting slavery cuts across political lines. It represents a moral consensus: Slavery is wrong, and we should not benefit from unpaid labor.

Minors in Migration: Child Trafficking in the Caribbean

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Arlene M. Roberts

One aspect of the human trafficking equation that does not get the attention it deserves is child trafficking - particularly in the Caribbean.