Trafficking / Smuggling

Trafficking / Smuggling

Migrant Children, Uninvited Guests, and Welcoming the Stranger
Several Members of Congress support amending the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008 (TVPRA) so that children from “non-contiguous” states would be screened by US border enforcement officials and rapidly removed if they are determined (1) not to have been victims...

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Deaths of Migrants at Sea Continue
Only a few months have passed since hundreds of asylum seekers, mainly from Eritrea and Syria, died in the shipwrecks of October 3 and 11, 2013 in the Mediterranean Sea. The images of white coffins in Lampedusa were broadcast worldwide...

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Migration in the Post-2015 Development Agenda
When the United Nations established the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in 2000, migration was generally excluded despite a close relationship with the successful achievement of the time-bound targets. As the MDGs’ 2015 deadline draws near and world leaders prepare...

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