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  • Main Title Trafficking in Persons: U.S. Policy and Issues for Congress


  • Author: Seelke, Clare Ribando
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Analyst in Latin American Affairs; Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade Division
  • Author: Siskin, Alison
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Specialist in Immigration Policy; Domestic Social Policy Division


  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.


  • Creation: 2008-08-14


  • English


  • Content Description: This report focuses on human trafficking both internationally and within the United States. The report begins with an overview of human trafficking including a discussion of the definition of human trafficking, the scope of the problem globally, and an examination of the victims. It follows with an analysis of global antitrafficking efforts by the United States and the international community. The report then focuses on trafficking into and within the United States, examining relief for trafficking victims in the United States and discussing U.S. law enforcement efforts to combat domestic trafficking. The report concludes with an overview of antitrafficking legislation in the 110th Congress, and an analysis of policy issues related to human trafficking.


  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Forced labor
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Slavery
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Crimes against humanity
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Sex crimes
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: International affairs

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  • Place Name: United States


  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR


  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report


  • Text


  • CRS Report Number: RL34317
  • Accession or Local Control No: RL34317_2008Aug14
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc463090