Trump signs executive order to fight human trafficking

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EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to combat human trafficking and online child exploitation.

The order is the administration’s latest effort to curb practices.

It creates a new position within the White House Domestic Policy Council, that will be solely devoted to fighting human trafficking.

The order also calls for the state department to create a government website for resources, including public outreach and training.

In addition, it calls on federal agencies to work on recovery and prevention programs focused on human trafficking and child protection.

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