As a call specialist on the National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC) hotline going to work can be exciting yet demanding. Calls continuously come in from around the country with requests for information, referrals, and sometimes from victims currently in crisis. Below is a single hour in the life of a NHTRC Call Specialist.
Since 1945, the United States has maintained a significant military presence in the Republic of Korea (also known as South Korea). Currently, about 28,500 U.S. troops are stationed on military bases throughout the country. Beginning in the 1950s, U.S. Forces in Korea (USFK) identified the need to provide entertainment in order to [...]
Victims of human trafficking rarely see their controllers brought to justice. However, there are cases where justice is served. In one rare, but highly satisfying instance, Maximino Mondragon and eight of his co-conspirators were sentenced to 13 years in federal prison and ordered to pay $1.7 million in damages to his [...]