Posts tagged "human trafficking"
Closing time in Springfield: Human trafficking bill passes, foreclosure fraud and criminal records bills stall; campaign finance and early release bills moving forward
An Undocumented Life: Violence Against Women Act, a protector of undocumented victims of domestic violence, held up in House
Undocumented women who live with an abusive partner, particularly a U.S. citizen who’s in control of her path to legal status, are the most vulnerable and need protection by the government, said Rep. Jan Schakowsky. But the divisiveness of politics lately is on full display in Congress, where a key piece of legislation that would... Read more »
What's up this week: State lawmakers tackle sex trafficking; indicted state pol heads back to work; speed cameras and trust funds