Human Trafficking Part 3: Most trafficking in the U.S. is not about sex work, but labor by immigrants

August 4, 2015

By Capital News Service

By Naomi Eide and Carly Morales

For a girl from Cameroon, the idea of America was seen only through a television screen. America was a dream where she could marry the Fresh Prince of Bel Air and be a part of the Beverly Hills 90210 clique.

“The way we see America in Africa, oh my God, it’s like heaven,” said Evelyn Chumbow, a survivor of domestic labor trafficking. “You would have never told me I would see a homeless person or I would be enslaved in America. I would never, ever [have] thought that.”...