Hidden in Plain Sight: Understanding Federal Efforts to Stop Human Trafficking

September 26, 2018 11:00 AM | HOUSE CAPITOL VISITOR CENTER (HVC) ROOM 210

The purpose of this hearing is to assess Federal efforts to combat human trafficking in the United States. The subcommittee will explore how DHS and its interagency task force partners are involved in investigating, prosecuting, and educating law enforcement officers on human trafficking operations, and ways to enhance the government’s ability to combat this issue.

Opening Statements

Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX), Chairman
Opening Statement

Rep. Martha McSally (R-AZ), Subcommittee Chairwoman
Opening Statement

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Mr. John Hill
Assistant Secretary
Office of Partnership and Engagement
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Witness Testimony

Mr. Steven Cagen
Special Agent in Charge
Denver Field Office
Homeland Security Investigations
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Witness Testimony

Mr. John Gore
Acting Assistant Attorney General
Civil Rights Division
U.S. Department of Justice
Witness Testimony

Hon. Michelle Demmert
Chief Justice
Central Council
Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska
Witness Testimony