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Coyotes

Coyotes[edit] “Coyotes” are the name for smugglers who facilitate the migration of people across the Mexico–United States border. Once dominated by local Coyotes charging relatively small sums, the business landscape

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Snakehead

The name “Snakehead” refers to those underground players who operate in facilitating the illicit transport of Chinese migrants into countries like the United States and other Western countries. (The name

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Sex Trafficking

Sex trafficking is a form of modern slavery that exists throughout the United States and globally. Sex traffickers use violence, threats, lies, debt bondage, and other forms of coercion to

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Why does human trafficking happen?

Human trafficking exists because it is profitable. Traffickers can make money selling human beings or selling the forced services of a human being. It can be relatively risk- free when

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Elements in Trafficking

Elements of human trafficking. For the purpose of exploitation, which includes exploiting the prostitution of others, sexual exploitation, forced labour, slavery or similar practices and the removal of organs.

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Survivor Needs

Commitment to Meeting the Needs of Trafficking Survivors We partner with organizations and individuals globally to meet the needs of trafficking survivors and those who are considered to be at

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Trafficking Root

What is the root of trafficking? It is the vulnerability created by poverty and a lack of resources. At FFLI, we want to go to the root and help the

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FFLI

Free For Life International works to identify individuals who have been trafficked or are at risk of being trafficked. FFLI assists these individuals through a 4S method: Stations (Border Monitoring),

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NHTRC

1 (888) 373-7888 National Human Trafficking Resource Center SMS: 233733 (Text “HELP” or “INFO”) Hours: 24 hours, 7 days a week Languages: English, Spanish and 200 more languages Website: traffickingresourcecenter.org

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Since former Mexican President Felipe Calderon declared war on the Mexican drug cartels in 2006, the organized crime rings began diversifying their efforts away from just drugs and into other

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Zetas and Smuggling

One of the survivors, who paid $5,500 for the trip to San Antonio, also described links between their smugglers and the Zetas, a violent organized crime ring in Mexico. Over

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The bodies of more than 600 immigrants have been recovered in Brooks County alone in South Texas since 2004, said Canales, who documents and searches for missing migrants. On Thursday,

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Texas Bound

Allies partnered with the University of Texas to conduct a statewide study of human trafficking in Texas. Back by the Governor’s Office, the pathbreaking research was the first empirically grounded

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2012

“It ought to concern every person, because it is a debasement of our common humanity.  It ought to concern every community, because it tears at our social fabric.  It ought

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Smuggling

  People smuggling (also called human smuggling), under US law, is “the facilitation, transportation, attempted transportation or illegal entry of a person or persons across an international border, in violation