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Jul 2014

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Monthly Human Trafficking Links: July

by Dana Bruxvoort, Communications Coordinator   If you missed any HTC postings from July, here’s our monthly round-up of human trafficking news. HTC Communications Coordinator Dana Bruxvoort unravels the current immigration crisis and looks at its relationship to human trafficking legislation. A provision in the 2008 TVPRA ...

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Jul 2014

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The controversies behind Safe Harbor Laws

by Ashley Greve, Associate Director of Advocacy Safe harbor laws are intended to protect juvenile victims of sex trafficking. Minors are frequently arrested for prostitution and other related charges, despite their designation under the Trafficking Victims Protection Act as a victims. The intention of Safe Harbor laws is to trigger a ...

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Mar 2014

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Un-Safe Harbor: Why U.S. State Legislation is Ineffectively Addressing Sex Trafficking of Minors

by Lauren Jekowsky, HTC associate As a response to growing concerns about the domestic sex trafficking of minors, U.S. states have adopted Safe Harbor laws. These laws intend to protect minors who have been trafficked or experienced sexual exploitation. Safe Harbor laws have been fully implemented in twelve states and partially ...

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