The Alliance to End Slavery and Trafficking (ATEST) and the Freedom Network USA, with a combined membership of 80 leading U.S.-based anti-trafficking organizations, advocates and service providers, strongly condemn President Trump’s continued rhetoric attempting to justify a
southern border wall in order to stop human trafficking.

This misinformation is dangerous and destructive. As the State of the Union Address unfolds and conversation about a southern border wall continues, it is important to set the record straight so that members of Congress and the American people fully understand that a wall will not prevent human trafficking.

Read the full letter here.