Monday, September 9, 2019

Efforts to combat human trafficking slow under Trump


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According to State Department data, prosecutions against human trafficking crimes are down while “assistance to victims” has also been reduced, Stef W. Kight and Juliet Bartz report in Axios. “Anti-immigrant sentiment has also compounded the problem, as many victims of human trafficking come from other nations. … Federal officials are also denying more ‘T visas,’ which are for trafficking victims who cooperate with law enforcement.”


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