Human Trafficking and H-2 Temporary Worker Visas

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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. This practice update addresses some of the actions practitioners can take in individual cases as well as…

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Practice Implications for Commercially Sex Trafficked Youth

Report published by Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking,  evaluates a youth program through the evaluation of the demographic characteristics, services provided, an assessment of impact and provides recommendations for future program services.

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Referrals and Consents to Release Information

This fourth training of the practical 4-part training and technical assistance series on trauma-informed care  for case managers and social workers working with trafficking survivors focuses on creating a trauma-informed referral process. This series is funded and supported by OVCTTAC.

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Creating and Implementing a Case Plan

This third training of the practical 4-part training and technical assistance series for case managers and social workers working with trafficking survivors focusing on creating case management plans for survivors that are trauma informed. This series is funded and supported…

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Intake and Safety Planning Process

This second training of the practical 4-part training and technical assistance series on trauma-informed care for case managers and social workers working with trafficking survivors focuses on creating a trauma-informed intake and safety planning process. This series is funded and supported…

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Toolkit for Building Survivor-Informed Organizations

A toolkit created by the National Human Trafficking Training and Technical Assistance Center shares trauma-informed resources and survivor-informed practices to support and collaborate with survivors of human trafficking as professionals.

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FY 2017 Attorney General’s Annual Report U.S. Government

The Department of Health and Human Services contributes to the Department of Justice Attorney General’s Annual Reports to Congress and Assessment of U.S. Government Activities to Combat Trafficking in Persons. This report provides recommendations to federal agencies and updates on…

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Guidance to States and Services on Addressing Human Trafficking of Children and Youth

This list of promising practices, created by the Office of Trafficking in Persons (OTIP) through the Department of Health and Human Services, addresses human trafficking of children and youth in the United States and provides states recommendations on addressing the…

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Rent Reasonableness and Fair Market Rent Under the CoC Program

Using Continuum of care (CoC) Program funds for rental assistance and leasing requires an understanding of and adherence to rent reasonableness standards to determine whether a specific unit can be assisted. Recipients and sub recipients also need to understand the…

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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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Comprehensive Legal Services for Trafficked Persons

This policy paper addresses the need for comprehensive legal services for survivors of trafficking.

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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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