Press conference brings attention to human trafficking.
POSTED: Thursday, August 6, 2009 - 8:00am
UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 11:33am
Human trafficking is increasing along the border and on Wednesday a group of people spoke out about it.
People form Children at Risk and community leaders held a press conference to discuss the growing number of human trafficking cases. Its the second largest criminal industry in the world and the Valley is a gateway for these international trafficking victims to enter the United States. 50% of those are children and officials from Children at Risk set up a phone number to report any type of child trafficking at 1.888.373.7888.