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Is the government doing enough to stop Human Trafficking

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Is the Government doing enough to stop Human Trafficking
Illegal movement of people for the purpose of forced labor, or commercial exploration.
What is Human Trafficking :
Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA)-
Expired
in 2011 and has not been updated until March 2013.
States are just
NOW
starting to get bills passed, ex: Wyoming
NO Efficient Government Regulations
Reason #3
3rd largest international crime industry
Forcing victims into prostitution, subject to slavery or involuntary servitude and compelling victims to sex acts
Key Terms:
*Labor Trafficking
: a modern form slavery that exist throughout the United States and globally.

*People Smuggling:
is "the facilitation, transportation, attempted transportation or illegal entry of a person or persons across an international border, in violation of one or more countries' laws, either clandestinely or through deception, such as the use of fraudulent documents.

*Sex Slave:
A person who is forced into prostitution and held against their will.

*Sex Trafficking :
"the recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person, for the purpose of a commercial sex act where such an act is induced by force, fraud, or coercion, or in which the person induced to perform such act that has not obtain 18 years of age."

*Legislation:
The exercise of the power and function of making rules (as laws) that have the force of authority by virtue of their promulgation by an official organ of a state or other organization.
Pander: a person who furnishes clients for a prostitute or supplies persons for illicit sexual intercourse; procurer; pimp.

*Eradicate:
"to remove or destroy utterly; extirpate"
No
The Government is not doing enough to eradicate human trafficking!


Reasons
1. Government is
not
regulating efficiently

2. Government is
not
focusing on all sub categories of Human Trafficking

3.Government officials are
not
being productive with implementing the new law
Video

Human Trafficking
Reason #1
Reasons #1
No Efficient Government Regulations

The Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) was authorized in 2000 and was the
first
federal law to address sex trafficking and labor trafficking in the United States.

There are states like Wyoming, where until February 27, 2013 no state law existed to punish traffickers.
Reason #2
Government is not focusing on all sub categories of Human Trafficking

The Government is not properly enforcing labor laws.

Many citizens, as well as immigrants, are not coming forth that they are being trafficked.
The Government is not enforcing states to be productive with implementing new laws to combat Human Trafficking.
The Sacramento Innocence Lost Task Force was
only
established in 2010.

Many victims aren't being aided, after their release from the task force, and soon return to being trafficked.
Conclusion
The Government is not doing enough to eradicate human trafficking because they are not regulating efficiently, not focusing on the sub categories, and they are not implementing the new law that they made.
http://www.commondreams.org/views/2013/02/01/field-works-dirty-decret-agribusiness-exploitation-undocumented-labor
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Reason #3
The Government is not enforcing states to be productive with implementing new laws to combat Human Trafficking.
According to Polaris, 12 states have failed to make minimal efforts to pass laws that support victims.
Although California is considered to be a Tier 1 state, Sacramento is the 2nd Worst City In the U.S. Among Human Trafficking.


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