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Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) Certification Letter for Adult Foreign National Survivors
Survivor Reentry Project's sample exhibit for criminal record relief: Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) Certification Letter for Adult Foreign National Survivors
CAST’s Reporting Trafficking to Law Enforcement for T Visa Purposes Advisory
Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking's guide to reporting trafficking to law enforcement for T visa purposes.
CAST’s Physical Presence Advisory (April 2018)
Physical Presence on Account of Trafficking Advisory breaks down the physical presence eligibility requirement and provides successful strategies in approaching this requirement. Created by Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking.
CAST T Visa Application Checklist (May 2017)
A checklist of important forms, documents, and materails for T Visa applications. Checklist created by the Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking.
Best Practices for Working with Survivors of Trafficking in Vacatur Cases
This Survivor Reentry Project webinar unpacks what trauma is on various levels and how to recognize common trauma reactions in clients who have survived human trafficking. The purpose of this webinar is to give participants the skills on how to best work with and support survivors of trafficking in post-conviction cases.
Impact of Arrest & Conviction Records
This Survivor Reentry Project webinar identifies the collateral consequences that flow from an arrest, and how they impact people involved in the criminal justice system. Participants will learn what constitutes a criminal record, how to access a criminal record, and how a criminal record impacts legal representation on behalf of human trafficking survivors.
Basic Criminal Justice System Overview
This webinar for the Survivor Reentry Project provides an in-depth review of the criminal justice system. Participants will learn all the necessary terminology as well as anticipated timelines in criminal cases, from arrest or citation through trial.
Workable Solutions for Criminal Record Relief
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 for prosecutors on criminal record relief for victims to ensure consistency and reliability for survivors attempting to access criminal record relief.
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 to support policy level advocacy efforts.
Survivors of trafficking need a wide range of legal services. It takes expert legal knowledge and experience to work with a survivor as he or she moves through immigration, criminal justice, housing, civil litigation, or family law issues. Learn more about how survivors can work with their lawyers on navigating different legal systems.This video is a part of New York Anti Trafficking Network's #TalkTraffic series.