PHOENIX - Governor Jan Brewer launched her human trafficking task force this week.
Right now, Arizona gets a “C” grade for the state’s ability to protect children from being victims in the sex trade business.
Arizona Governor Jan Brewer said she will create a task force to combat human trafficking.
Brewer, a second-term Republican, announced during her State-of-the-State speech that she will issue an executive order to establish the task force.
Tyree Lajuan Turner, 27, and Jamar Rodney Reineke, 24, both of Phoenix, were charged Thursday in Oklahoma County District Court with one count each of human trafficking and conspiracy to commit human trafficking.
A federal grand jury has added 15 counts against four members of a Flagstaff family accused of luring Vietnamese citizens to the United States and forcing them to work without pay under abusive conditions.
For years, researchers in a variety of sectors have known two key concepts about the intersection of poverty and the environment. The first is that unsustainable use of natural resources can and does cause poverty.
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CHICAGO — Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan (D) joined with her counterparts across the country Dec. 17 to urge Congress to fund the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act to better fight human trafficking and protect its victims.
PHOENIX -- Believing that Republicans can win support from Hispanics just by supporting immigration reform "is insulting to Hispanic voters all over the country," New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Friday.
"The fact is that they want a seat at the table, to influence policy," Christie said during a discussion hosted by Arizona State University's McCain Institute for International Leadership.
Phoenix’s history as a hub for human and sex trafficking has led to nonprofit organizations creating their own new initiatives as well as collaborations with city government and law enforcement.
PHOENIX - The wife of U.S. Sen. John McCain is joining with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to discuss the best ways to prevent human trafficking at major events like the Super Bowl.