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U.S. Immigration & Human Trafficking: A Dark Connection

We hear news about immigration almost daily in the United States. Unfortunately, human trafficking is one of its dangerous and all-too-common byproducts. In this post, we hope...

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St. Bakhita Day: Honoring a Slave Turned Saint & Recognizing Global Slavery

The following interview was conducted by TER’s Vice President of Communications, Amy Roth Sandrolini. She asked her old friend, Sr. Eugenia Bonetti, a Roman Catholic nun,...

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Until She Is Free (Part 4: The Donor)

Ding.

My eyes dart from the computer screen to my phone on the far corner of my desk. It won’t hurt to check it quickly. I’m at a stand-still with these reports anyway.

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Until She Is Free (Part 3: The Social Worker)

Waiting is always the hardest part.

I’ve supported rescue operations at least a dozen times before, but thatdoesn’t ease the tension or calm my heart that’s racing inside my...

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Until She Is Free (Part 2: The Survivor)

Trigger Warning: Please note that the following story may be a trigger for trauma, sexual abuse, and violence.

 

I’m sitting in the back of the rusty old vehicle Adesh drives...

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Until She Is Free (Part 1: The Investigator)

My partner and I just arrived at the target location. Nothing looks out of the ordinary. A red neon sign is glowing near the door of the bar we’re approaching. The streets...

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DELTA Team: One Night in SE Asia

DELTA team investigators are western volunteers who are vetted and deployed to help augment the work of local investigative teams like ALPHA team in SE Asia. After helping...

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Causes & Effects of Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is a global, complex, and heartbreaking issue. For approximately 40 million people, it’s not some obscure, disconnected concept that’s hard to comprehend;...

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1,000 Survivors of Human Trafficking Are Free

The Exodus Road celebrated a significant organizational milestone this month: 1,000 rescues. 1,000 men, women, boys, and girls who were trapped in human trafficking have...

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