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Sample Trauma-Responsive Policy- Appendix C

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

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 for prosecutors on criminal record relief for victims to ensure consistency and reliability for survivors attempting to access criminal record relief.
Levels: Introductory  
Material Types: Tools  
Types of Trafficking: Labor Trafficking   Sex Trafficking  
Keywords: Criminal Record Relief   Legal Services   Policy  

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.
Levels: Intermediate  
Material Types: Promising Practices   Reports   Tools  
Types of Trafficking: Labor Trafficking   Sex Trafficking  
Keywords: Legal Services   Policy   Promising Practices  

Human Trafficking and Reproductive Rights

This policy paper discusses the reproductive needs of survivors of trafficking and recommendations for providing these services.
Levels: Intermediate  
Material Types: Fact Sheets  
Types of Trafficking: Labor Trafficking   Sex Trafficking  
Keywords: Policy   Public Health  

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 vulnerabilities.
Levels: Intermediate  
Material Types: Fact Sheets  
Types of Trafficking: Labor Trafficking   Sex Trafficking  
Keywords: Immigration   Policy  
Demographics: Foreign National  

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 cases in U.S. history. This policy paper discusses the vulnerabilities caused by the nature of the H-2 visa and provides recommendations on enforcing labor protections.
Levels: Intermediate  
Material Types: Fact Sheets  
Types of Trafficking: Labor Trafficking   Sex Trafficking  
Keywords: Immigration   Policy  
Demographics: Foreign National  

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.
Levels: Introductory  
Material Types: Fact Sheets  
Types of Trafficking: Labor Trafficking   Sex Trafficking  
Keywords: Immigration   Policy  
Demographics: Foreign National  

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 policy paper discusses how farmworkers in the United States are at risk of being trafficked and examples of a few cases of trafficking of farmworkers.
Levels: Introductory  
Material Types: Fact Sheets  
Types of Trafficking: Labor Trafficking  
Keywords: Policy  
Demographics: Adult  

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.
Levels: Introductory  
Material Types: Fact Sheets  
Types of Trafficking: Labor Trafficking  
Keywords: Policy  
Demographics: Youth  

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 recommendations on ensuring sex worker rights.
Levels: Introductory  
Material Types: Fact Sheets  
Types of Trafficking: Sex Trafficking  
Keywords: Policy   Sex Work  
Demographics: Adult