Polaris issued a statement in response to ongoing justifications for a wall or physical barrier along the southern border as a means to stop human trafficking.
Polaris applauded the U.S. Congress today for passing the reauthorization of the nation’s cornerstone anti-human trafficking legislation, the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA).
The number of cases of human trafficking reported to the National Human Trafficking Hotline are projected to jump about 25 percent in 2018 compared to 2017. This is based on early numbers released by Polaris, which has been operating the National Hotline for 11 years.
WASHINGTON, DC (Sept. 18, 2018)—Polaris and Liberty Global | Asia today announced a new partnership to provide support, guidance, and direction to the finance industry in North America in the fight against human trafficking and modern slavery.