An alleged victim of human trafficking is suing her former employer who she accuses of treating her like a slave.
Edelynne Bergado, who filed a suit against Marlon and Nelle-Ann Velonza , claims that she was lured to the U.S. with promises of a green card and a well-paying job.
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Thai authorities are pledging their cooperation to stop the human trafficking of Thai women to the United States, reports The Nation.
The pledge comes after the arrests of 21 suspects in a human trafficking ring accused of sending hundreds of Thai women to the United States to work as prostitutes.
By Ed Diokno
Hundreds of Thai women were offered a chance at the American dream, instead they lived a nightmare as “sex slaves” in a human trafficking ring exposed and busted by a multi-agency investigation that netted 17 arrests, according to an indictment unsealed this … Read more
Protestors in both San Francisco and New York took to the street to protest the abuse of teachers from the Philippines recruited to come to the US, reports ABS CBN.
The demonstrators say as many as 300 teachers were trafficked to come to the United States.
One who asked not to be identified said he … Read more