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- Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act (P.L. 113-4)
- Child Welfare Response to Trafficking Act (S. 1823)
- Child Welfare Response to Trafficking Act (H.R. 1732)
- Business Transparency on Trafficking and Slavery Legislation
- Prevention of Trafficking in Persons and Abuses Involving Workers Recruited Abroad Act (S. 744)
- Uniform Act on Prevention and Remedies for Human Trafficking
- ATEST Comments on Proposed Federal Anti-trafficking Regulations Implementing Executive Order (December 2013)
- ATEST Guide to Anti-Slavery Funding FY 2014 (July 2013)
- Recommendations for Provisions in Comprehensive Immigration Reform to Prevent Human Trafficking (March 2013)
- Beyond SB 657: How Businesses Can Meet and Exceed California's Requirements to Prevent Forced Labor in Supply Chains (January 2013)
- The Path to Freedom: A Presidential Agenda for Abolishing Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking (December 2012)
ATEST Sign On Letters:
- ATEST Letter in Support of California SB 477 to Strengthen Regulation of Foriegn Labor Recruiters (February 2014)
- Sign On: ATEST Letter to Support the Regulation of Foreign Labor Recruiters in the House (H.R. 3344) (January 2014)
- ATEST Letter to Support Senate "Strengthening Child Welfare Response to Trafficking Act of 2013" (January 2014)
- ATEST Letter to OMB to Request Funding in FY15 (September 2013)
- ATEST Letter to Uniform Law Commissioners (July 2013)
- ATEST Letter to Support the "Strengthening Child Welfare Response to Trafficking Act of 2013" (June 2013)
- ATEST Letter to Support the Regulation of Foreign Labor Recruiters as part of House Immigration Reform (June 2013)
- ATEST Letter to Support the Regulation of Foreign Labor Recruiters in Senate Comprehensive Immigration Reform (May 2013)
- ATEST Letter to Back FY14 Funding for Federal Anti-Trafficking Programs (May 2013)
ATEST National Calls:
- ATEST National Call with Uniform Law Commissioners (July 2013)
- ATEST National Call on the ULC (June 2013)
- ATEST National Call: Child Welfare Response to Trafficking Legislation (June 2013)
- ATEST National Call: FY14 Funding for Anti-Trafficking Programs (March 2013)
- ATEST National Call on Trafficking Victims Protection (February 2013)
March 5, 2014
Recent reports have shown that the majority of identified child trafficking victims have had contact, often multiple times, with the child welfare system. S.1823 is a critical piece of legislation needed to ensure that child victims of sex trafficking and labor trafficking in the United States are identified by state child welfare agencies and receive the services they need.
Please email Meredith Owen at firstname.lastname@example.org to sign on!
February 26, 2014
Trafficking in persons (TIP) is a transnational crime and is the second largest criminal industry in the world, second only to drug trafficking. Yet, for every $32 a human trafficker earns, the U.S. Government spends only ten cents fighting them.
Recognizing the need for an efficient use of targeted resources, ATEST recommends the launch of an innovative “focus country” approach to combating TIP. The focus country model is designed to implement comprehensive strategies to prevent TIP,...
February 5, 2014
State legislation such as SB 477, to strengthen regulation of foreign labor recruiters, is an essential element in the prevention of human trafficking and forced labor. This letter of support demonstrates the need to combat foreign labor recruiters' facilitation of modern day slavery.
January 22, 2014
Foreign labor contractors (or recruiters) are increasingly relied upon to facilitate the migration of labor from one country to another. While many foreign labor contractors behave ethically and lawfully, many others do not. Labor contractors are often complicit or directly involved in the trafficking of workers, exploiting U.S. nonimmigrant visa programs, such as the H-2A, H-2B, H-1, and J-1 programs. The “Fraudulent Overseas Recruitment and Trafficking Elimination Act of 2013” (FORTE) (H.R...
January 3, 2014
The Uniform Law Commission (ULC) adopted the Uniform Act on Prevention and Remedies for Human Trafficking (the Act) to combat the fast growing criminal industry of human trafficking. The Act is a powerful tool for advocates and legislators seeking to strengthen their state’s response to human trafficking.