The crime of human trafficking, told through the eyes of victims.
These are survivor-informed lived experiences, composite narratives of real-life situations and events.
People who are or were exploited by a trafficker.
Based on information received from experts who have lived experience with human trafficking.
Came to America to pursue a promising opportunity.
An account of an organized labor trafficking ring in the restaurant industry.
I did everything right, everything legally.
I got my work visa and a job through an online recruiter. I had worked in restaurants before, and I knew I could make good money in the States and send some back to my parents in Mexico, to help support my little brother and sister.