19 Jul 2013

81 kidnapped migrants rescued in Mexico

“A group of 81 migrants held captive in a house in the border city of Reynosa were rescued by Mexican authorities. A tip led state and federal agents to the two-story home where the migrants were held Wednesday. They had been held hostage there for several days, the Tamaulipas state

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22 Jan 2012

Human trafficking a growing crime in the U.S.

“According to the U.S. Department of Justice, human trafficking has become the second fastest growing criminal industry — just behind drug trafficking — with children accounting for roughly half of all victims. Of the 2,515 cases under investigation in the U.S. in 2010, more than 1,000 involved children.” (Source: Human

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