Current Campaigns

Take action to end human trafficking, support survivors, and protect the vulnerable!

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Better protect unaccompanied migrant children from human trafficking and reduce immigration court backlog

The Immigration Court Efficiency and Children’s Court Act (H.R. 6145 and S. 3178) could revolutionize U.S. immigration by prioritizing the safety of unaccompanied minors and enhancing protections. Specialized training for judicial and legal professionals focuses on identifying and supporting trafficking victims, significantly strengthening child protection.

Better Protect Asylum Seekers from Human Trafficking

Asylum seekers in the U.S. are at risk of sex and labor trafficking when not allowed to find legal work and provide for their families. Encourage Congress to fix this vulnerability and also eliminate unnecessary bureaucratic red tape by passing H.R. 1325, the Asylum Seeker Work Authorization Act.

Statement to U.S. Senate on the Judiciary Full Committee Hearing Protecting Children Online

The Alliance to End Human Trafficking (AEHT) commends the Senate Judiciary Committee for the public dialog on the important issue of protecting children online. We thank the Committee for addressing this vitally important issue.

Human Trafficking and Forced Migration

The U.S. Department of State estimates that over 70% of persons trafficked in the United States each year are immigrants.” (Human Trafficking Institute) People on the move or recently arrived are at particular risk of exploitation by human traffickers. Human Trafficking and Forced Migration

Alliance to End Human Trafficking (AEHT) and the National Advocacy Center of the Sisters of the Good Shepherd (NAC), faith-based networks that work to end human trafficking, deplore the increase in human trafficking in the United States and around the world, some of which results from unprecedented forced migration.