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Reality check: Trump signed 2 executive orders, 3 proclamations against human trafficking

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< img src=" https://www.gannett-cdn.com/appservices/universal-web/universal/icons/icon-play-alt-white.svg" alt=" play"/ > Show Caption Hide Caption Trump indicators order to fight human trafficking President Donald Trump marked the 20th anniversary of federal legislation to help battle human trafficking by signing an executive order boosting those efforts and committing a brand-new White House position to the concern. (Jan. 31)

The claim: The president signed 9 executive orders to fight kid trafficking

President Donald Trump’s anti-human trafficking stance has really become a trademark of his administration. Kid and consultant Ivanka Trump has actually stimulated the president’s monetary investment in anti-trafficking procedures because the start of his term. She called trafficking an “ugly stain on civilization” at the unveiling of the Trafficking face to faces report at the State Department in 2017, according to CNN.

Ivanka Trump’s work to minimize human trafficking internationally is likewise well-documented, from a conference with survivors in Italy to her influence in the Oval Office.During her speech at

the Republican Political Leader National Convention in August, Trump pointed out 9 pieces of anti-trafficking legislation passed throughout the Trump administration.” To safeguard the most vulnerable among us

, I have actually worked together with the president as he signed into law nine pieces of legislation to eliminate the evil of human trafficking,” Ivanka Trump stated, according to a records on the transcription blog site Rev.A claim posted to Facebook days later appeared to show Trump’s declaration, however it referenced 9 executive orders instead of laws.” Our President has signed 9 Executive Orders to eliminate child trafficking!” user Doug Ellingson released on Aug. 29.” Ask yourself why you do not understand this? Who is combating to keep it from you? And why do not they want you

to know?” The viral post has more than 39,000 shares and over 1,900 reactions. Ellingson did not elaborate on the contents of the post in response to an ask for remark from USA TODAY.More: Reality check: No proof child traffickers are tagging vehicles as possible targets with codes More: Reality check: On a viral list of 10 Trump’ achievements,’ 3 are true More: Truth check: Over 8,000 United States trafficking arrests since 2017 have not consisted of members of Congress Trump’s executive orders Executive orders launched by the president are readily provided to the public on The White Home

website. Trump has in fact released 2 executive orders targeting human trafficking. The first, targeted at dissolving global criminal organizations that traffic humans, was signed on Feb. 9, 2017. The 2nd order worried online kid trafficking and sexual exploitation in the United States. It was signed Jan. 31. Trump likewise provided three pronouncements observing human trafficking. National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month has actually been acknowledged each January because 2018. The Facebook user who released the claim may have confused” legislation” with” executive order” and combined human trafficking with child trafficking.Did Trumpindication’ 9 pieces of legislation’ versus human trafficking?Not rather. According to the website for Congress, prior to the RNC in August, Trump had signed eight costs particularly targeting human trafficking into law: Permit States and Victims to fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017: amends existing legislation and develops charges for promoting or facilitating sex trafficking online. Securing Young Victims from Sexual Attack and Safe Sport Approval Act of 2017: raised the statute of constraints on human trafficking offenses to 10 years. Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2017: amends a variety of laws, licenses funds and numerous federal business to combat human trafficking. Department of Homeland Security Blue Project Permission Act: collaborates DHS efforts against human trafficking. SKYROCKET to Health and Health Act of 2018: A Health and Human Solutions program to train health care suppliers in acknowledging and providing care to potential victims of human trafficking. Combating Human Trafficking in Industrial Cars Act: collaborates human trafficking avoidance efforts throughout the Department of Transport No Person Trafficking

on Our Roadways Act: directs the Department of Transport to disqualify an individual from

running a business vehicle for life if mentioned lorry was utilized to traffic people. Eliminate Human Trafficking Act of 2017: r eauthorized the Domestic Trafficking Victims’ Fund through 2023 and developed additional anti-human trafficking treatments throughout federal firms. Spending plan prepares for anti-human trafficking programs are referenced in other pieces of legislation passed during Trump’s term. And two costs signed into law formerly this month, the Not Invisible Act of 2019 and Savanna’s Act, dealt with human trafficking avoidance efforts for losing out on

  • and killed American Indians.Our ranking: Partly false We rate this claim PARTLY FALSE, based upon our research study . The claim mistakes nine pieces of anti-human trafficking legislation for executive orders signed by Trump to combat kid trafficking. The president has actually only signed two executive orders, one worrying kid trafficking and another to prevent international trafficking. It holds true that the president has actually signed 8 expenses specifically targeting human trafficking thinking about that 2017. Our fact-check sources: The White Home, Jan. 31:” Executive Order on Combating Person Trafficking and Online Kid Exploitation in the United States” The White Home, Feb. 9, 2017:” Presidential Executive Order on Enforcing Federal Law
  • with Regard to Transnational Crook Organizations and Preventing International Trafficking” The White Home, Dec. 31, 2019:” Pronouncement on National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, 2020″ The White House, Dec. 31, 2018:” Proclamation on National Slavery and Human Trafficking Avoidance Month, 2020″ The White House, Dec. 31, 2017:” Declaration on National Slavery
  • and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, 2020″ CNN, June 27, 2017:” Ivanka Trump highlights international human trafficking” Ivanka Trump Might 24, 2017 Instagram post Rev, Aug. 27, 2020:” Ivanka Trump 2020 RNC Speech Records” Congress.gov, accessed Oct. 14, 2020:” Enable States and Victims to combat Online Sex Trafficking Act of
  • 2017″ Congress.gov, accessed Oct. 14, 2020: ” Safeguarding Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act of 2017 “Congress.gov, accessed Oct. 14, 2020:” Trafficking Victims Defense Act of 2017 “Congress.gov
  • , accessed Oct. 14, 2020:” Department of Homeland Security Blue Job Approval Act” Congress.gov, accessed Oct. 14, 2020:” SOAR to Health and Wellness Act of 2018″ Congress.gov, accessed Oct. 14, 2020:” Combating Human Trafficking in Industrial Cars Act” Congress.gov, accessed Oct. 14, 2020:” No Human Trafficking on Our Roads Act” Congress.gov, accessed Oct. 14, 2020:” Eliminate
  • Human Trafficking Act of 2017″ Congress.gov, accessed Oct. 14, 2020:” Not Invisible Act of 2019″ Congress.gov, accessed Oct. 14, 2020:” Savanna’s Act “Thank you for supporting our journalism. You can su bscribe to our print edition, ad-free app or electronic paper reproduction here. Our truth check work is supported in part by a grant from Facebook.This fact check is available at IFCN’s 2020 United States Elections FactChat #Chatbot on WhatsApp. Click this link, for more.Facebook Email

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