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Human trafficking is a crime and a form of modern-day slavery. DHS is working to end it.
The T Visa was designed with the dual purpose of stabilizing traficking victims and promoting cooperation between law enforcement and traficking victims. This T Visa Law Enforcement Resource Guide is intended for Federal, State, Local, Tribal and Territorial Law Enforcement, Prosecutors, Judges and other Government Agencies.
The mission of the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Center for Countering Human Trafficking (CCHT) is to advance counter human trafficking law enforcement operations, protect victims, and enhance prevention efforts by aligning DHS’ capabilities and expertise.
These documents outline U.S. immigration benefits for noncitizen crime victims and provide information on the following topics: The T visa requirements, the role of Form I-914 Supplement B, Declaration of Law Enforcement Officer for Victim of Trafficking in Persons (Form I- 914B), best practices for certifying agencies, responses to frequently asked questions, and additional resources for certifying agencies and officials.
This report details timelines for reviewing petitions, initiating an investigation, and assessing whether it possesses information to articular reasonable suspicion of a violation of Section 307 of the Tariff Act of 1930.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) strongly cautions that any individual or entity with a presence in the United States that is engaged in any business in China, including but not limited to procuring goods from China, must comply with U.S. laws.
On January 13, 2021, the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Office of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman (CIS Ombudsman) hosted a public webinar during National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month to discuss how DHS combats human trafficking and forced labor in imported goods. Subject matter experts from DHS headquarters and various components joined the engagement.
This document provides an overview of Blue Campaign and DHS Anti-Trafficking efforts.
This document is a pocket sized card that Campus Law Enforcement and Safety Officials can carry with them. It provides the indicators of Human Trafficking as it relates to college students and campuses, and provides information on a victim centered approach. It also lists phone numbers that can be used to report the crime.
The purpose of this guide is to inform campus law enforcement and public safety officials about human trafficking and its indicators so that you can be better prepared to recognize a potential victim at the college or university campus you serve. It also includes information about taking a victim-centered approach and how trauma can affect victim behavior that you may be witnessing.
This guide includes information about what human trafficking is and how to recognize it among youth.