A New Decade, A Renewed Push for Reform, and Tragedy Strikes Haiti: January in Immigration News
The International Labor Organization (ILO) estimates that there are “12.3 million adults and children in forced labor, bonded labor, and commercial sexual servitude at any given time. Of these victims, the ILO estimates that at least 1.39 million are victims of commercial sexual servitude.” More than 56% of all victims of human traff
It is Sunday morning at a Dunkin Donuts on Long Island, NY. It is 5 a.m. in the early hours of Mothers’ Day, and a woman walks in looking distressed. The manager of the store, thinking she is homeless and feeling sorry because it is Mothers’ Day, gives the woman coffee and food. He then offers her his sweater because it is quite cold in the store and all she has on is a pair of pants and a towel. The employees attempt to communicate with her in Spanish, thinking she may be Hispanic, but the woman does not answer.