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Power and Policy , Trafficking , US

Trump Exposed for Undercutting Trafficking Victim Protections

by Ari Melber and Jenna KrajeskiMar 20, 2019

This episode of The Beat is produced by MSNBC.

Listen to the episode here. See Jenna’s article at the 4:11 mark.

The Trump administration is cracking down on key protections for victims of human trafficking, an international crisis impacting 40 million victims. MSNBC Chief Legal Correspondent, Ari Melber, examines how while invoking victims of trafficking as props for his wider immigration agenda, Trump has reversed a trend of granting asylum to victims, with the rate of approvals for trafficking visas dropping to just 43% in 2018.


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