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Tag Archives: Human Trafficking

Anti-Human Trafficking Bill Named For Frederick Douglass Introduced

Chris Smith, Ken Morris

Congress is taking new steps to combat human trafficking by introducing a bill named after abolitionist Frederick Douglass. On September 3rd, descendants of Douglass and Congress members announced the Frederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Prevention and Protection Reauthorization Act of 2021­. The date coincides with the anniversary of Douglass’ self-emancipation in …

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Biden Administration Launches Anti-Trafficking Task Force

Vice President Kamala Harris

President Joe Biden’s administration on Monday announced a new anti-trafficking and human smuggling task force operation in the Northern Triangle countries and Mexico. Vice President Kamala Harris highlighted the initiative during a joint press conference with Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei while in Guatemala on her first official foreign trip. “Transnational human smuggling …

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