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Category: Human Trafficking

Mar 8

What You Should Know about Texas Human Trafficking Laws

Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is the illegal trade of human beings. Essentially, it’s a form of modern-day slavery. The two primary drivers for the industry are sexual exploitation and forced labor (domestic and agricultural), and because of our proximity to one of the busiest international borders worldwide, Texas – sadly – serves as a hub.

How bad is it? The Department of Health and Human services reports that our state hosts approximately a quarter of all trafficked persons in the entire country at any given time.

Where do these people come from? Lots of places. Recently, though, an FBI spokesperson shared with a San Antonio local news station that one out of every four runaways are approached by someone interested in trafficking [...]

Apr 25

Texas Law Enforcement Devotes Resources To Stopping Human Trafficking

Human Trafficking

Law enforcement in Texas, and around the nation, has begun to crack down on human trafficking. Human trafficking demeans and exploits its victims. Perpetrators of this crime frequently prey upon vulnerable populations, such as the young, the transgendered, and illegal aliens hoping to come to the U.S., among others. Many are lured through social media and are fooled by people pretending to be someone else. The victims are essentially slaves, forced to live and work in deplorable conditions that are unfit for animals, let alone humans. While police are taking a hard stand and fighting to stop this scourge on today’s society, law enforcement can rush to judgment and accuse innocent people of wrongdoing in the name of eradicating this [...]

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