Institute cited in Idaho Mountain Express

By: MOLLY WICKER The Human Trafficking Institute was recently cited in the Idaho Mountain Express in an article published on October 3, 2018 entitled “Attacking global slavery will protect American jobs.” Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta said the Trump administration will ramp up its fight against slavery across the world. The rationale is not human … Continue reading Institute cited in Idaho Mountain Express

Febrey Cited by Reuters About Effects of Trade Policies on Global Slavery

By: MOLLY WICKER In a recent Reuters article, “U.S. blocks slave-made goods to ‘safeguard American jobs,’” insights from the Institute’s Director of Corporate and Government Relations Annick Febrey were highlighted. The piece, published on September 20, outlined the ways in which modern day, global slavery negatively influences U.S. businesses and the American job market. In … Continue reading Febrey Cited by Reuters About Effects of Trade Policies on Global Slavery

First-Ever Federal Human Trafficking Report Released at National Press Club

By: KELLI L. ROSS WASHINGTON, DC – The first-of-its-kind Federal Human Trafficking Report was released on Wednesday, April 18, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The report, a project of The Human Trafficking Institute, provides an exhaustive account of all the criminal and civil human trafficking cases handled by federal courts during 2017. … Continue reading First-Ever Federal Human Trafficking Report Released at National Press Club

Douglass Fellow Cory Sagduyu Awarded Skadden Fellowship

Cory Sagduyu, a 2017-18 Douglass Fellow and third-year University of Virginia School of Law student, has been awarded the Skadden Fellowship. This program will fund her first two years working as an attorney for Ayuda, a nonprofit organization that assists immigrant victims of workplace crimes or labor exploitation. Sagduyu will provide both immigration and employment … Continue reading Douglass Fellow Cory Sagduyu Awarded Skadden Fellowship