In the Press

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October
  • Yahoo News – Point of View “How QAnon is undermining the real global flight against human traffickers” (10/31/2020)

  • TIME “‘I Thought I Was Going to Die.’ How Donald Trump’s Immigration Agenda Set Back the Clock on Fighting Human Trafficking” (10/30/2020)

  • Medium “Freedom Needs Truth: An Open Letter to Candidates, the Media, Political Parties, and Policymakers” (10/21/2020)

September
  • Forbes “Congress Urged To Combat Human Trafficking of Foreign Workers Through Data Transparency” (09/22/2020)

  • The News & Observer “Lured to U.S. at 16, she sought visa for trafficking victims. Now she may be deported.”  (09/11/2020)

  • Thomson Reuters Foundation “Coming together to strengthen the anti-trafficking ecosystem in India” (09/09/2020)

August
July
  • Good Faith Media “Opinion: U.S. Leads Fight in Human Trafficking – Or Does It?” (07/29/2020)

  • Emancipation Nation Podcast “Episode 54: At What Cost to Victims Should Traffickers be Brought to Justice and are For-Profit Prisons Engaged in Labor Trafficking?” (07/21/2020)

  • Emancipation Nation Podcast “Episode 53: When Survivors Have Lawyers, Survivors Have Rights” (07/14/2020)

  • Thomson Reuters Foundation “Shipment of Chinese hair goods seized by U.S. officials suspecting forced labor” (07/01/2020)

June
May
April
  • Human Rights Watch “Over 180 Rights Groups Urge Trump Administration to Halt Border Expulsions, Protect Domestic Violence Survivors” (04/16/2020)

  • Thomson Reuters Foundation “Holding trafficking victims to testify makes lives worse – U.S. group” (04/16/2020)

  • VOA “US Group: Holding Trafficking Victims to Testify Makes Lives Worse” (04/16/2020)

  • Business & Human Rights Resource Centre “Withhold Release Orders, in Three Acts: Heralding A New Enforcement Era” (04/08/2020)

March
February
January
December
  • The Arab American News “Former Moroccan ambassador to the U.S., two others charged with visa fraud.” (12/24/2019)

  • WilmerHale “WilmerHale Team Sets Standard for Liability in Human Trafficking Cases with Win for Victimized Client.” (12/13/2019)

  • Yabiladi (Morocco) “Months after the arrest of his ex-wife, a Morocco ex-diplomat charged with visa fraud in New York.” (12/14/2019)

  • Reuters “Morocco ex-diplomat to U.N. accused of visa fraud over workers.” (12/13/2019)

  • Thomson Reuter Foundation News “Morocco ex-diplomat to U.N. accused of visa fraud over workers.” (12/13/2019)

November
  • Winston & Strawn LLP, “Five Women Dedicated to Justice Lead Conversation on Human Trafficking.” (11/20/2019)

September
  • TheCrimeReport.org, “Human Trafficking Prosecutions Decline Under Trump Administration.” (09/09/2019)

  • Axios, “Efforts to combat human trafficking slow under Trump.” (09/07/2019)

August
  • Independent (UK), “Epstein death: Prosecutors could turn focus to Ghislaine Maxwell, ‘his protector who supplied him with three girls a day’.” (08/12/2019)

  • The Washington Post, “Epstein’s accusers call her his protector and procurer. Is Ghislaine Maxwell now prosecutors’ target?” (08/11/2019)

  • ABC News, “Vannak Prum Account of Modern Slavery and Escape.” (08/10/2019)

July
  • KTLA News 5, “Trump Makes 13 False Claims in Cabinet Meeting.” (07/16/2019)

  • World Politics Review, “How Trump is ‘Destroying Protections’ for Victims of Human Trafficking.” (07/02/2019)

June
  • The Dallas Morning News, “Sex traffickers ruin their victims’ lives – they should be made to pay to help rebuild them.” (06/30/2019)

  • The New Yorker Radio Hour, “The Trump Administration’s Plan to Deport Victims of Human Trafficking.” (06/21/2019)

  • Thomson Reuters Foundation, “In first, U.S. rebukes Malawian diplomats over trafficking case.” (06/20/2019)

April
  • Frontline, “A New Report Sheds Light on an International Rohingya Trafficking Network.” (04/05/2019)

March
  • The Washington Post, “The Trump administration’s crocodile tears on human trafficking.” (03/17/19)

February
  • Boston Globe, “‘It will be horrific’: How will women caught up in spa scheme move on?” (02/28/19)

  • CNN, “Trump’s border talking points sound like this movie.” (02/08/2019)

  • The Washington Post, “President Trump’s fantastical human trafficking claims.” (02/07/2019)

  • The New Yorker, “The Hypocrisy of Trump’s Anti-Trafficking Argument for a Border Wall.” (02/05/2019)

  • The Crime Report, “Labor Trafficking Survivor: ‘No One is Above the Law’.” (02/04/2019)

  • Bustle, “Statistics on human trafficking at the border pokes holes in Trump’s claims on ‘Face the Nation’.” (02/03/2019)

  • USA Today, “Trump says there’s a ‘good chance’ he’ll declare an emergency for border wall.” (02/01/19)

January
  • CNN, “Experts: Trump’s tape-bound women trafficking claim is misleading.” (01/27/2019)

  • The Star, “Trump’s tales about gagged women are misleading Americans about human trafficking, experts say.” (01/15/2019)

November
June
  • The Washington Post, “Who has most to gain from Trump’s immigration policies? Private prisons.” (6/29/2018)

May
  • The Washington Post, “Human trafficking victim, forced to work 10 years for no pay, awarded $8 million by federal judge” (5/30/2018)

  • The New York Times, “Woman Trafficked by Cult Is Awarded $8 Million: They Took My Childhood” (5/25/2018)

  • The Atlantic, “Diplomats Are Getting Away With Abusing Their Children’s Nannies” (5/21/2018)

April
  • Frontline, “Why Labor Trafficking is So Hard to Track” (4/23/2018)

February
  • Namibian Sun, “Diplomats involved in slavery” (2/21/2018)

  • Springfield News-Leader, “Lawyers call case against Springfield massage parlors weak. Just wait, AG says” (2/18/2018)

  • Namibian Sun, “Calls to legalise sex work” (2/01/2018)

November
  • Reuters, “Train U.S. doctors and nurses to spot victims of modern slavery, say advocates” (11/21/2017)
July
  • PRI,  “This Woman Says that She Was Trafficked by a Diplomat and It Happens All the Time” (7/24/2017)
September
  • NachtLaw, P.C.,  “Federal Judge Awards a Half-Million Dollar Judgment Against a Michigan Psychiatrist for His Involvement in Human Trafficking” (9/23/2016)

  • Ropes & Gray LLP,  “For Client Held as Unpaid, Live-In, Round-The-Clock Source of Domestic Labor, Ropes & Gray Reaches a Confidential Settlement” (9/23/2016)

January
December
  • The Center for Investigative Reporting, “Sex trafficker asked to pay up” (12/21/2015)

  • Christian Science Monitor, “On embassy row, a fraying veil of immunity for traffickers: Foreign missions in the US that abuse their domestic staff are being held to account” (12/21/2015)

  • Reuters, “Targeted prosecutions needed to end modern-day slavery scourge” (12/15/15)

  • Christian Science Monitor, “For Mexico’s migrant workers, a push for cross-border justice” (12/14/15)

August
  • Capital News Service,  “Human Trafficking Part 3: Most trafficking in the U.S. is not about sex work, but labor by immigrants” (8/4/2015)

January
    • The New York Times, “Human Rights Groups Press Obama on India” (1/24/2015)

    • Christian News Wire, “Judges’ Conference to Focus on Victim-centered Rather Than Criminal Approach to Human Trafficking” (1/22/2015)

December
September
  • ABA Journal, “Despite mandatory restitution law, courts rarely award trafficking victims lost wages, study finds” (9/30/2014)

  • National Law Journal, “Study: Human Trafficking Cases Rarely Result in Restitution” (9/30/2014)

July
June
  • The New York Times, “Life Sentences for Two Sex Traffickers Who Preyed on Mexican Immigrants” (6/15/2014)

May
  • The Daily Record, “Little progress seen in quest to end human trafficking in U.S.” (5/15/2014)

March
  • UCTV, “Human Trafficking: Ending the Myths, Confronting the Realities” (3/3/2014)

January
  • The Washington Post,  Op Ed “Diplomats who commit crimes shouldn’t get a free pass” (1/1/2014)

  • The New York Times, “Claim Against Indian Diplomat Has Echoes of Previous Cases” (1/9/2014)

  • WNYC, NPR affiliate, ”Indictment for Indian Diplomat Accused of Exploitation” (1/9/2014)

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