Posts Tagged ‘Long Island’

U.S. v. Sabhnani in the News

From Stand in Long Island Slavery Case, a Snapshot of a Hidden U.S. Problem,” By Paul Vitello, The New York Times, 12.3.07

“‘Who would do this to another human being?’ said Suzanne Tomatore, director of the Immigrant Women and Children Project of the New York City Bar Association, which has assisted dozens of migrant domestic servants. ‘All kinds of people. Doctors, lawyers, professionals, business people, diplomats — the only thing the employers have in common as a group is they all have the resources to pay someone a fair wage, but they choose not to.'”


Florrie Burke in the News

A Slow War on Human Trafficking,” By Julia C. Mead, The New York Times, 5.28.06

“Just how big is the problem they are trying to combat? Florrie Burke, a senior director at Safe Horizon, responded to the question with a deep sigh. ‘We don’t know for sure,’ she said. ‘And that’s true anywhere.’

“Ms. Burke said Long Island is a natural location for human trafficking because of its proximity to New York City, where a number of cases have been documented, and to the airports and seaports where immigrants arrive.”

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