Smuggling and Trafficking in Human Beings: All Roads Lead to America / Edition 1
  • Smuggling and Trafficking in Human Beings: All Roads Lead to America / Edition 1
  • Smuggling and Trafficking in Human Beings: All Roads Lead to America / Edition 1

Smuggling and Trafficking in Human Beings: All Roads Lead to America / Edition 1

by Sheldon X. Zhang
     
 

Coming to America to make a better life has long been a dream of many from around the world, even if it means being smuggled into the country to gain entry. This book examines how human smuggling and trafficking activities to the United States are carried out and explores the legal and policy challenges of dealing with these problems. Zhang covers the scope and

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Overview

Coming to America to make a better life has long been a dream of many from around the world, even if it means being smuggled into the country to gain entry. This book examines how human smuggling and trafficking activities to the United States are carried out and explores the legal and policy challenges of dealing with these problems. Zhang covers the scope and patterns of global human trafficking and smuggling activities; the strategies and methods employed by various groups to bring individuals into the United States; major smuggling routes and venues; the involvement of organized criminal organizations in transnational human smuggling activities; and the challenges confronting the U.S. government in combating these activities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780275989514
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/30/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents


List of Tables and Figures     vii
Preface     ix
Acknowledgments     xiii
Human Smuggling and Irregular Population Migration     1
Human Smuggling through Legal Channels     23
The Game of Counterfeit Documents     39
Smuggling through Illegal Channels     57
Sister Ping-The Snakehead Queen     79
The Enterprise and Organization of Human Smuggling     87
Trafficking of Women and Children     105
Hitchhiking: Human Smuggling and Terrorism     125
Combating Human Smuggling     145
Notes     167
Glossary of Terms and Acronyms     187
Bibliography     189
Index     203

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