A Rights Based Approach to Trafficking

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Path to Freedom Report

In this report, twelve of the leading non-profit organizations in the country outline a set of best practices for programs that seek to promote entrepreneurship for survivors of trafficking, and individuals with intersecting vulnerabilities.

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Sample Trauma-Responsive Policy- Appendix C

This is a Sample HR Trauma-Responsive Policy produced by Kristy Cho.

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Workable Solutions for Criminal Record Relief Report

In March 2019, the Survivor Reentry Project convened prosecutors with experience working with victims of human trafficking in the criminal legal system to share their knowledge and expertise on criminal record relief practices, and develop a set of guiding principles…

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Practice Update: Issuance of Notices to Appear (NTAs) in Denied Humanitarian-based Immigration Cases

In May and June of 2019, practitioners reported that USCIS issued a number of NTAs in connection with denied U and T visa applications.┬áThis practice update addresses some of the actions practitioners can take in individual cases as well as…

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Human Trafficking and Reproductive Rights

This policy paper discusses the reproductive needs of survivors of trafficking and recommendations for providing these services.

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Human Trafficking and J-1 Visas for Temporary Workers

The J-1 is a non-immigrant visa for individuals approved for work- and study-based cultural exchange visitor programs. This policy paper discusses the vulnerabilities of individuals who hold this visa to be exploited into trafficking and provides recommendations on reducing the…

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Human Trafficking and H-2 Temporary Worker Visas

H-2 temporary lower-skilled workers are one of the largest groups of temporary foreign workers in the country. While not all temporary workers are trafficked, cases involving lower-skilled H-2 visa workers constitute some of the largest-ever criminal and civil human trafficking…

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Human Trafficking and Immigrant Rights

Immigrant workers are nearly twice as likely as U.S.-born workers to experience employment violations. This policy paper discusses the intersection of human trafficking and immigrant rights.

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Human Trafficking and Farmworkers

Historically, our agricultural system has relied on the labor of poor and disenfranchised people, many of whom have lacked full legal protections, including indentured and bonded laborers, slaves, sharecroppers, temporary workers, and undocumented migrants creating situations of human trafficking. This…

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Child Labor Trafficking in the United States

While the trafficking of children for the purposes of commercial sexual exploitation receives a lot of attention, child trafficking for the purposes of labor doesn’t. This policy paper discusses child labor trafficking in the United States.

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Human Trafficking and Sex Workers Rights

The terms sex work and sex trafficking are often conflated leading to harmful policies and practices. This policy paper provides the user an understanding about the difference between sex work and sex trafficking, the human rights of sex workers and…

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End Demand Fact Sheet

This policy paper provides an explanation on why end demand efforts are harmful to the anti-trafficking movement and provides recommendations on shifting the narrative to create a more inclusive lens on combating human trafficking.

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A Rights Based Approach to Trafficking

This policy paper draws the reasons and the approaches that Freedom Network USA members have adopted in order to advance a right-based approach to combat human trafficking.  

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