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- Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act (P.L. 113-4)
- Child Welfare Response to Trafficking Act (H.R. 2730)
- Business Transparency on Trafficking and Slavery Act (H.R. 2759)
- Strengthen Regulation of Foreign Labor Recruiters
- Recommendations for Provisions in Comprehensive Immigration Reform to Prevent Human Trafficking (March 2013)
- The Path to Freedom: A Presidential Agenda for Abolishing Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking (December 2012)
- Beyond SB 657: How Businesses Can Meet and Exceed California's Requirements to Prevent Forced Labor in Supply Chains (January 2013)
- ATEST Guide to Anti-Slavery Funding FY 2013 (October 2012)
April 30, 2013
Proposed federal legislation, S. 744, incorporates the regulation of foreign labor recruiters, recognizing their role as potential facilitators of human trafficking, as part of the comprehensive immigration reform package. This sign on letter supports the inclusion of foreign labor recruiter provisions in the House immigration package.
April 30, 2013
Legislation such as SB 516, 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.
April 17, 2013
On April 18, 2013, David Abramowitz, Vice President of Policy and Government Relations at Humanity United, testified before the House Committee of Foreign Affairs' Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Gloabl Rights, and International Organizations to address the U.S. State Department's TIP Report "Tier Rankings in the Fight Against Human Trafficking." His message was clear: The TIP Report has been an important tool in protecting human rights, reducing abuses, and saving lives. The auto-...
March 3, 2013
ATEST Report Outlines Recommendations for Comprehensive Immigration Reform to Combat Modern Day Slavery
Human trafficking and immigration are inextricably linked. Current immigration protections for trafficked individuals in the United States - once they are identified - are inadequate and many victims remain in the shadows too terrified to come forward to seek justice. Moreover, current protections and policies often result in workers who lawfully enter the U.S. being vulnerable to human trafficking.
The Alliance to End Slavery and Trafficking (ATEST) has put forth new recommendations...