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ATEST Fact Sheets:
- Business Supply Chain Transparency on Trafficking and Slavery Act of 2014 (H.R. 4842)
- 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)
- 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 Letters to Support FY15 Federal Funding for Anti-Trafficking Programs (May 2014)to Support FY15 Federal Funding for Anti-Trafficking Programs (03/19/14) - See more at: http://www.endslaveryandtrafficking.org/anti-slavery-and-human-trafficking-appropriations#sthash.b8YzhM6w.dpufto Support FY15 Federal Funding for Anti-Trafficking Programs (03/19/14) - See more at: http://www.endslaveryandtrafficking.org/anti-slavery-and-human-trafficking-appropriations#sthash.b8YzhM6w.dpuf
- ATEST Letter to Support the Regulation of Foreign Labor Recruiters in the House (H.R. 3344) (March 2014)
- ATEST Letter in Support of California SB 477 to Strengthen Regulation of Foriegn Labor Recruiters (February 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 & Webinars:
- ATEST Appropriations Webinar (March 2014)
- ATEST National Call on Child Welfare (February 2014)
- 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)
September 8, 2014
The Alliance to End Slavery and Trafficking (ATEST) is urging the Office of Management and Budget in the White House to advise the President to request funds in the President’s fiscal year 2016 budget to combat human trafficking and modern day slavery in accordance with the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2013 (TVPRA, P.L. 113-4). Modern slavery is the civil rights issue of our generation. We can only hope to eradicate it within our lifetime by dedicating the necessary...
July 28, 2014
The U.S. Government is considering changes to the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008 (“TVPRA”) that would harm unaccompanied alien children and make victims of human trafficking particularly vulnerable. These changes would weaken legal protections for unaccompanied children by curtailing access to due process, legal representation, and child-appropriate services.
We need your support to oppose any attempt to amend or eliminate these protections. We need to...
July 6, 2014
In America, we enjoy an abundance of goods that come to us from within and outside of our country’s borders. But what many people don’t realize is that before they reach our hands, many things pass through the hands of slaves and child laborers. ATEST is working to encourage businesses to conduct their operations with greater transparency that serves the dignity of every worker across the supply chain.- See more at: http://www.endslaveryandtrafficking.org/business-transparency-...
July 3, 2014
The Business Supply Chain Transparency on Trafficking and Slavery Act of 2014 (H.R. 4842) requires companies with a minimum of $100 million in worldwide gross receipts annually to report transparently to the Securities and Exchange Commission and on their websites about their efforts to address slavery and child labor within their business operations, including supply chain and labor management. To learn more, click on our fact sheet.
May 15, 2014
Human trafficking is a $32 billion industry. However, for every $32 a trafficker earns, the U.S. Government spends only 10 cents to combat this crime. These letters to six House and six Senate appropriations subcommittees advocate to ensure greater U.S. investment in programs that are critical to preventing human trafficking, punishing offenders, and providing support and services to victims.