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Author: Liana Sun Wyler
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: congress, issues, policy, persons, trafficking
Number of Pages: 52
Published: 2010-01
ISBN-10: 1437919855
ISBN-13: 9781437919851

Contents: (1) Challenges in Combating Trafficking in Persons (TIP); Traffickers and Their Victims; (2) U.S. Funding for Global Anti-Trafficking Programs; (3) The 2009 TIP Report; (4) U.N. Protocol to Prevent, Suppress, and Punish TIP; Other Relevant Internat. Agree.; Anti-Trafficking Programs; (5) Estimates of TIP into the U.S.; Response to Trafficking within the U.S.; Immigration Relief for Trafficking Victims; Aid Available to Victims of Trafficking in the U.S.; Domestic Investigations of Trafficking Offenses; (7) Credibility of TIP Rankings; Sanctions: A Useful Tool?; Forced Labor; Debates
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Author: Tracey Kyckelhahn
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: incidents, trafficking, human, suspected, characteristics
Number of Pages: 16
Published: 2011-01
ISBN-10: 1437929370
ISBN-13: 9781437929379

This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. The Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 (TVPA) and its reauthorizations are the first comprehensive federal legislation to combat human trafficking and to assist trafficking victims. Under the TVPA, human trafficking has occurred if a person was induced to perform labor or a commercial sex act through force, fraud, or coercion. Any person under age 18 who performs a commercial sex act is considered a victim of human trafficking, regardless of whether force, fraud, or coercion were present. This report describes the number
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Author: Vivian S. Chu
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: border, southwest, trafficking, gun
Number of Pages: 30
Published: 2010-08
ISBN-10: 1437929141
ISBN-13: 9781437929140

U.S. firearms laws currently govern the possession and transfer of firearms and provide penalties for the violation of such laws. ¿Gun trafficking¿ includes the movement or diversion of firearms from legal to illegal markets. This report includes legal analyses of 3 ATF-investigated, Southwest border gun trafficking cases to illustrate the fed. statutes that are violated as part of wider gun trafficking schemes. The report concludes with possible policy questions for Congress regarding the magnitude of Southwest border gun trafficking, the use and significance of ATF crime gun trace data, th
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Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: report, persons, trafficking
Number of Pages: 373
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437937160
ISBN-13: 9781437937169

Ten years ago, the U.N. and the U.S. enacted laws and treaties against human trafficking. Since then, the international community has witnessed tangible progress in the effort to end the scourge of trafficking in persons. Countries that once denied the existence of human trafficking now work to identify victims and help them overcome the trauma of modern slavery, as well as hold responsible those who enslave others. This Report outlines the continuing challenges across the globe, It highlights several key trends, including the suffering of women and children in involuntary domestic servitude,
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Author: Jeremy M. Wilson Erin Dalton
Publisher: RAND
Keywords: responses, considerations, markets, ohio, trafficking, human
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 2007
ISBN-10: 0833042963
ISBN-13: 9780833042965

Human trafficking has garnered a significant and growing amount of attention from the U.S. government since the 1990s, culminating in the passage of the federal Trafficking Victims Protection Act in 2000. There is also a growing body of research on human trafficking, but most of it has focused on trying to show that human trafficking is a problem. Wilson and Dalton explore the extent and characteristics of concrete cases of human trafficking in Columbus and Toledo, Ohio, as well as the awareness of and response to the problem by the justice systems and social service provider communities in th
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Author: Michael D. Gulledge
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: gunrunner, project, atf’s, review, interim
Number of Pages: 58
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437925979
ISBN-13: 9781437925975

Mexican drug trafficking org. (cartels) are a pervasive organized crime threat to the U.S. The cartels use firearms trafficked from the U.S. in their lucrative drug trafficking operations. Project Gunrunner (PG) is the ATF¿s national initiative to reduce firearms trafficking to Mexico and assoc. violence along the Southwest border. ATF received $22 million to support and expand PG. In May 2009, an evaluation of PG began. Aspects of ATF¿s PG expansion plans will enhance its ability to combat firearms trafficking. However, some planned PG activities do not appear to represent the best use of r
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Author: John T. Picarelli
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: trafficking, fight, sex, sweden, policies, comparing, imagination, fighting, fostering, strategies
Number of Pages: 62
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437929915
ISBN-13: 9781437929911

Sweden and the U.S. have each taken leading roles in the global fight against trafficking in persons. The American approach emphasizes strengthening legal codes and law enforcement tools while enhancing services to victims, and has led to a victim-centered approach. The Swedish model criminalizes demand for trafficking and handling the żsupplyż through more admin. means, and has led to an equality-centered approach. Both countries believe sex trafficking is an international issue that requires a mixture of law enforcement, social welfare and foreign policies to solve. This report compares th
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