Some of the signs that someone is a victim are not being in control of their own boarding pass or money and if they seem "disoriented and lost. Trafficking is no longer just on the street — it's gone online. Migrant farm workers can become trafficking victims because their legal status in the US is often tied to employment. In , California passed a law to help with trafficking in the manufacturing industry. Account icon An icon in the shape of a person's head and shoulders. There's no accurate estimate on how much money trafficking makes in the US, since victims are often guarded by captors, lack proper documentation, and work behind the scenes. According to a report, the most commonly worked crop for victims was tobacco, followed by cattle and dairy, oranges, tomatoes, and strawberries.
Emely. Age: 23.
The law required major manufacturing and retail firms to disclose what they were doing to stop human trafficking in their supply chains.
Aya. Age: 20.
Other than the sex trade, trafficking victims often work in private residences, on farms, in the hospitality industry, and in the health and beauty service industry. Account icon An icon in the shape of a person's head and shoulders. Hundreds of thousands of victims are estimated to be working in the sex industry, or in the hospitality, beauty, or agricultural industries where such conditions could be occurring. In , its owners were arrested on prostitution charges, which was part of a larger investigation on the role of human trafficking in massage parlors.