Press conference brings attention to human trafficking.

POSTED: Thursday, August 6, 2009 - 9:00am

UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 12:33pm

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.

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