As of February 26, 2021, the HSI led DHS Center for Countering Human Trafficking (CCHT) assumed responsibility for processing Continued Presence requests, and has been working diligently to ensure that law enforcement officers are aware this important tool is available to assist human trafficking victims. This Continued Presence Resource Guide is one of those efforts.
Join Blue Campaign in raising awareness of human trafficking through social media this #WearBlueDay. The Campaign invites you to download any of the graphics on this page to post on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) developed the Blue Campaign, a national public awareness effort designed to educate the public, law enforcement, and industry partners on how to recognize the indicators of human trafficking and how to appropriately response to possible cases. This fact sheet outlines how the DHS Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) evaluates the impact and effectiveness of Blue Campaign training materials across a diverse set of cohorts.
DHS to Ban Imports from Two Additional PRC-Based Companies as Part of Its Enforcement of the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA)
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced new actions to keep forced labor practices out of the U.S. supply chain.
DHS is dedicated to battling child exploitation and abuse from every angle: identifying and rescuing victims, protecting and supporting victims and survivors, locating and apprehending perpetrators, and raising awareness through public education and outreach.
Department of Homeland Security Issues QHSR Detailing Strategy to Stay Ahead of Evolving Threat Environment
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released the statutorily required Quadrennial Homeland Security Review (QHSR), a comprehensive strategic approach to the Department’s efforts to secure the nation.
DHS released the second Center for CCHT Annual Report, outlining the Department’s achievements in combatting human trafficking during the previous FY.
On December 27, 2022, President Biden signed the “Countering Human Trafficking Act of 2021,” which codifies and expands DHS's CCHT.