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Temporary work visas facilitate US labor trafficking

New report spotlights how temporary work visas facilitate U.S. labor trafficking

Sara Crowe |June 05, 2018

Over the course of this year, hundreds of thousands of laborers from around the world will be invited to our shores as guest workers.

Human trafficking in massage parlors: a deeply manipulated sense of “choice”

Alexa Schaeffer|June 01, 2018

When was the last time you heard someone joke about a “happy ending” to a massage?

Is there massage parlor trafficking in my community?

Francheska Loza|May 22, 2018

Human trafficking in massage parlors is the second most common type of trafficking reported to the National Human Trafficking Hotline.

Polaris urges Senate to pass SESTA without amendments

Joe Huang-Racalto|March 16, 2018

Polaris urges the U.S. Senate to adopt the House FOSTA-SESTA language without any amendments.

My Story Is for You

Carmen |November 09, 2017

"As a victim, survivor, and now, community member, I’m here to tell you that we can all join in the fight against human trafficking if we don’t stay silent." In the final part of her story, Carmen shares a message for survivors and community members. 

I Got My Life Back

Carmen |November 02, 2017

"I was at such a low point where trusting and distrusting were the same. I no longer cared if I lived or died, or if something happened to my family. I had to take the risk."  Read part four of Carmen's story.