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Hidden Slaves: Forced Labor in the United States

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Hidden Slaves: Forced Labor in the United States
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Publisher: Human Rights Center
ISBN/ASIN: 0976067706
ISBN-13: 9780976067702
Number of pages: 73

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Forced labor is a serious and pervasive problem in the United States. At any given time ten thousand or more people work as forced laborers in scores of cities and towns across the country. Because forced labor is hidden, inhumane, widespread, and criminal, sustained and coordinated efforts by U.S. law enforcement, social service providers, and the general public are needed to expose and eradicate this illicit trade.

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