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Determined to make a difference: Rain or shine!#Selfie might have been the word of the year in 2013, but #selfless should be a front-runner for 2014, at least in terms of IJM advocates. On June 9 – 10, I was incredibly inspired by the time I spent with the people who flew in for the IJM Advocacy Summit. Giving of their personal time and resour ...
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Protecting victims of human trafficking - the TVPA and where the focus should really beThe U.S. Congress is poised to vote on repealing  a provision of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) that had provided legal protection for unaccompanied minor children from Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras. The provision was by no means an amnesty for unaccompanied kids, many of whom ...
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Call Congress Today!Great news: the Human Trafficking Prioritization Act (H.R.2283) is headed to the House floor for a vote within the next two weeks! Many of you have worked hard on getting this little bill to where it is today, and it's time to send it over the finish line of its journey through the House. Will you m ...
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Time to Celebrate! 2 Important Victories in the Fight to End Modern-Day SlaveryMany people celebrated last Thursday when Congress reached a bipartisan budget agreement. Avoiding another government shutdown is surely reason to be thankful, but at IJM, we donned our party hats for another reason, too. You see, within the multi-trillion dollar U.S. federal budget, there is a tin ...
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