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DHS Announces Extension of REAL ID Full Enforcement Deadline

Release Date:  April 27, 2021 WASHINGTON – Today, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas announced the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is extending the REAL ID full enforcement date by 19 months, from October 1, 2021 to May 3, 2023, due to...

DHS Announces Operation to Target Criminal Smuggling Organizations

April 27, 2021 WASHINGTON — Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas today announced a new counter-network targeting operation focused on transnational criminal organizations affiliated...

Reflecting on the Past 10 Years of Blue Campaign

Last month, Blue Campaign hosted a virtual panel event to discuss collaborative efforts with stakeholders over the last 10 years. Blue Campaign works with private and public sector organizations to raise public awareness of human trafficking, educate frontline employees on how to recognize and...

DHS Blue Campaign

                          A fact sheet detailing the numerous aspects of the campaign across the Department is available here. For more information, visit  ...


OSCE Combating human trafficking

Human trafficking affects virtually all OSCE states, either as countries of origin or destination. This modern form of slavery is an affront to human dignity, often involving psychological terror and physical violence. Human trafficking engages issues of human rights and rule of...


Victim Assistance Grants

OFFICE ON TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS An Office of the Administration for Children & Families   OTIP runs two grant assistance programs — one for domestic individuals and the other for foreign nationals. Access a grantee map that covers...

ICE HSI-led investigation results in South Texas grand jury indicting Houston man for smuggling 119 undocumented immigrants

FEBRUARY 9, 2021LAREDO, TXHUMAN SMUGGLING/TRAFFICKING LAREDO, Texas – Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Laredo office conducted an investigation leading to the indictment of a Houston man charged with conspiracy to transport...

DHS launches new center for countering human trafficking

10/20/2020 WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acting Secretary Chad Wolf announced Thursday the opening of the DHS Center for Countering Human Trafficking, the U.S. government’s first-ever integrated law enforcement operations center directly supporting federal criminal...

ICE Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is one of the most heinous crimes that ICE investigates. In its worst manifestation, human trafficking is akin to modern-day slavery. Victims pay to be illegally transported into the United States only to find themselves in the thrall of traffickers. They are forced into...


Not sensational - just sensitive

The media plays an indispensable role in educating people about the many manifestations of global human trafficking, presenting the problem in human terms and in all its painful detail. Yet media coverage is weak in many parts of the world. Some news media outlets are not yet aware of the...

An international campaign against a modern form of slavery

Human trafficking is a global problem and one of the world's most shameful crimes, affecting the lives of millions of people around the world and robbing them of their dignity. The Blue Heart Campaign against Human Trafficking works to raise awareness of the plight of victims and to build political...



    OFFICE TO MONITOR AND COMBAT TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS   After first learning about human trafficking, many people want to help in some way but do not know how. Here are just a few ideas for your consideration. 1. Learn the red flags that may indicate human trafficking...

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