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  • Most victims of human trafficking enter the US legally, study says

    Boston Globe - 10/21/2014

    Most victims of human trafficking in the United States arrived in the country with a legal work visa, according to a new report by Northeastern University and the Urban Institute, and later became indentured servants after their immigration papers were taken away by traffickers and recruiters.

    Those who brought the workers to the United States to work on farms, construction sites, in hotels, and as housekeepers or nannies threaten to have the workers deported or keep them in jobs that pay little or nothing after seizing their papers.

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