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Department of Homeland Security Blue Campaign
DHS Blue Campaign Home Page
The Blue Campaign is the unified voice for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) efforts to combat human trafficking.
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What is Human Trafficking?
Human trafficking is modern-day slavery, involving the use of force, fraud, or coercion to obtain some type of labor or commercial sex act.
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Identify a Victim
We can all help combat human trafficking. Recognizing the signs of human trafficking is the first step to identifying a victim.
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Law Enforcement Support
If you suspect that someone may be a human trafficking victim, contact U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) 1-866-347-2423.
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DHS Partnerships
The fight against human trafficking depends on partnerships between government agencies and people and organizations in the community.
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Human Trafficking Government Document Resources
Department of Homeland Security Blue Campaign Authorization Act of 2017
The Committee on Homeland Security's amendment to the Homeland Security Act of 2002 .
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Human Trafficking Statistics from the Office for Victims of Crime
Data on human trafficking victims served by victim service providers through funding from the Office for Victims of Crime.
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Human Trafficking: Implementation of Related Statutory Provisions, Law Enforcement Efforts, and Grant Funding
United States Government Accountability Office testimony before the Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. Senate.
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Federal Strategic Action Plan on Services for Victims of Human Trafficking
5-year path for further strengthening coordination, collaboration, and capacity across governmental and nongovernmental entities.
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Human Trafficking: Current Data
Data sets from The National Human Trafficking Resource Center, funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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An Empirical Analysis of the Intersection of Organized Crime and Human Trafficking In the United States (National Criminal Justice Reference Service)
A scholarly study on human trafficking in the United States perpetrated by organized crime groups.
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DHS Blue Campaign Resources
Document Library
A wide variety of human trafficking awareness materials to help educate the public on how to watch for indicators of trafficking.
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Awareness Training
The Blue Campaign has developed awareness and training materials to help increase knowledge of the indicators of human trafficking.
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Awareness Videos
View videos designed to spread awareness of the signs and indicators of human trafficking.
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Request Blue Campaign Materials
You may request materials by completing a short form.
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KCPL Research Tools with Human Trafficking Information
EBSCOhost
EBSCOhost is a database with online journal and magazine articles.
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Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Opposing Viewpoints In Context is the premier online resource covering the hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration.
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American Immigration : An Encyclopedia of Political, Social, and Cultural Change
Covers American immigration from both historical and contemporary perspectives, tracing the scope and sweep of U.S. immigration.
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Food in Context
Looks at food in relationship to nutrition, world health issues, agriculture, environmental concerns, current events, et cetera.
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Points of View
Hot topics with pro/con materials.
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