Why Don’t They Just Leave?

Why Don’t They Just Leave?

A common question that comes up during our community education sessions, after we say that forcible kidnap by a stranger is not the typical start of human trafficking experience, is why don’t they just leave, then? The answer to that question is as complicated as the...
Border Control and Human Trafficking

Border Control and Human Trafficking

People who attend our trainings or chat with us at community events often ask us about southern border control and how that relates to human trafficking. Oftentimes, the question sounds like, “If we improve border control, can we get rid of human trafficking here?”...
It’s Our Problem

It’s Our Problem

We have seen countless documentaries, news stories, and reports about forced labor in the global food supply chain. In the U.S., the government cringes at the thought of trading with other countries that condone forced labor. Recently the Department of Homeland...