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Congressman Royce Hosts House Foreign Affairs Committee on Sex Trafficking
Nov. 4, 2013
Victims and Orange County officials used a hearing of the House Foreign Affairs committee today at Cal State Fullerton to ask Chairman Ed Royce for more help fighting human trafficking. Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas told the committee that his office's newly formed Human Exploitation and Trafficking Unit has put two dozen people in prison, with sentences ranging from one to eight years despite pressure to reduce prison overcrowding, but more needs to be done to help victims. Read the full article online.