Human Trafficking is modern-day slavery and involves the use of force, fraud, or coercion to obtain some type of labor or commercial sex act. Every year, millions of men, women, and children are trafficked in countries around the world, including the United States. Traffickers use force, fraud, or coercion to lure their victims and force them into labor or commercial sexual exploitation.
The Super Bowl is the single largest human trafficking incident in the United States. Come learn more about the many myths and misconceptions that exist, how to recognize key indicators of human trafficking and resources that exist for victims.
• The FBI has identified the Twin Cities as one of the nation's 13 largest centers for child prostitution.
• By very conservative measures, a November 2010 study found that, each month in Minnesota, at least 213 girls are sold for sex an average of five times per day through the Internet and escort services. This number does not include hotel, street or gang activity.
• A November 2010 study found that on any given weekend night in Minnesota, 45 girls under age 18 are sold for sex through the Internet and escort services.
Reasonable Accommodation: Please notify the FEB at (612) 713-7200 or email Andria_Stegeman-Horwitz@ios.doi.gov if you have requested a reasonable accommodation from your agency.
When: January 11, 2018 – Registration 10:00-10:30AM, Training 10:30 – 12:30 PM
250 Marquette Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55401
Recommend coming by public transit or carpool, since USCIS doesn’t have any visitor parking.
**Lunch is on your own. This is a brown bag lunch style event.