With this new partnership, Delta is taking their commitment to fighting human trafficking to the next level. With their donation, they are making a critical contribution that will directly support trafficking victims and survivors.
Since 2000, the laws have served the main tool used to combat modern slavery and human trafficking in the U.S. But more must be done for this act to be fully reauthorized.
Rescinding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program will only contribute to the human trafficking epidemic.
As people throughout the United States continue to deal with the horrific hardships stemming from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, it is critical that a response to potential human trafficking is part of long-term recovery efforts.
In 2016, reports of human trafficking cases in the United States to the Polaris-operated National Human Trafficking Hotline jumped by 37%. As awareness continues to grow, Polaris expects human trafficking reports to increase in 2017.