On June 29th, 2011, Senator Patrick Leahy, cosponsored by Sen. Boxer, Sen. Scott Brown, Sen. Cardin, Sen. Cochran, Sen. Feinstein, Sen. Gillibrand, Sen. Kerry, Sen. Rubio, Sen. Wyden introduced senate bill 1301, known as the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2011, in order to extend the work that the United States has done to fight trafficking in the world. This bill provides many valuable amendments to better protect international victims, but it is still a long way from adequately protecting those victims who are U.S. citizens and residents.

An Evaluation of TVPA

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