It's sad but true: here in this country, people are being bought, sold, and smuggled like modern-day slaves.
Polaris Project is a leading organization in the global fight against human trafficking and modern-day slavery. http://www.polarisproject.org/about-us/overview.
U.S. Department of Education
Human Trafficking of Children in the United States: A Fact Sheet For Schools.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Photos by Waag Society, Juan Ramos, James Fischer, Luigi Morante, Timothy Krause, Vancouver Film School & Thomas Lethard.