It still happens here

Slavery, that is. And sometimes it even gets prosecuted.

FORT LAUDERDALE - Two people are going before a federal judge in Fort Lauderdale for sentencing in the case of a Haitian girl prosecutors said was kept as a slave for six years.

Fifty-two-year-old Maude Paulin and her ex-husband Saintfort Paulin are set for sentencing Tuesday before Senior U.S. District Judge Jose A. Gonzalez Jr. Maude Paulin's mother was also convicted but suffered a stroke. Her sentencing has been delayed.

They were convicted in March for their roles in the treatment of 22-year-old Simone Celestine. Prosecutors say she was brought to the U.S. at age 14 and illegally forced to work long days in the family's southwest Miami without any school.
And it's not just a small-scale thing either. Keep up with the larger struggle at the Coalition of Immokalee Workers.

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