The Human Cost Of a Bad Immigration Reform & The Fate Of Those Caught in Slavery

In the midst of Democrats and Republicans trying to get a “Deal” made before the next government shutdown, immigrants are worried, scared and stressed. Life is not what it used to be and many are afraid to walk the streets for fear of deportation. But what about those that were forced into this country for sex and labor? They too did not choose to be in that situation but somehow they got there. Now, I know that these are different arguments but the outcome is the same. Survivors of trafficking will get swept up in mass deportations and get treated like criminals. It doesn’t matter that they are here getting services, working with an immigration lawyer and are on the path to getting a T visa or a green card. They are seen as illegal, period....read more...

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