Senate Panel Hears Testimony on Human Trafficking and Mail Purchase

Senate Panel Hears Testimony on Human Trafficking and Mail Purchase

On July 13, the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs held a hearing entitled, “Human Trafficking: Mail Order Bride Abuses.”

Seat Sam Brownback (R-KS) called the punishment for the mail purchase He stressed the need of protecting females from punishment and proposed their assistance for legislation (S. 1455) introduced by Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA). The worldwide Marriage Broker Regulation Act would restrict applications for fiance(e) visas to one or more every year; need wedding agents to explain the liberties of domestic assault victims in america to international customers; require U.S. customers to endure an illegal background check and require that information become produced available to worldwide customers. It commissions the attorney general to conduct a study “that examines…the degree to which individuals with a brief history of real real violence that is physical using the solutions of global wedding agents.” Comparable legislation (H.R. 2949) sponsored by Rep. Continue reading