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Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is a crime and a form of modern-day slavery. DHS is working to end it.

  • Blue Campaign Toolkits and Guides

    The Blue Campaign creates a variety of toolkits for various communities to raise awareness against the heinous crime of human trafficking. These toolkits provide an overview of human trafficking, how it affects the community, provides information to recognize and report suspected incidents of human trafficking and posters for display

  • What Does Human Trafficking Look Like?

    These posters show the many faces of human trafficking. Victims of human trafficking can be any age, gender, race, or immigration status; they live in cities, suburbs, and rural areas.

  • Victim Identification Pamphlet for Law Enforcement, First Responders, and Health Professionals

    This pamphlet provides information for law enforcement, first responders and healthcare professionals on how to recognize the signs of human trafficking, how to report suspected trafficking, and how they can collaborate with experts in their area.

  • Victim Identification Pamphlet for NGOs, Faith-based and Community Groups, and General Public

    This pamphlet provides information for nongovernmental, faith based and neighborhood organizations on how to recognize the signs of human trafficking, how to report suspected trafficking, and how to spread the word and enhance awareness.

  • First Responder Indicator Card

    This plastic, 3.5"x2’’ card fits in a wallet, pocket, or glove compartment to keep as a handy reference for first responders. The card explains human trafficking, details the classical presentations found in trafficking victims, lists several common indicators of trafficking, and provides information on how to report suspected trafficking.

  • Human Trafficking 101 Information Sheet

    This fact sheet describes human trafficking, discusses who may be vulnerable, how to identify a potential victim, and how to report a tip.

  • Information for Law Enforcement Officials: Immigration Options for Victims of Human Trafficking

    This two-page fact sheet informs law enforcement officials and answers frequently asked questions on the immigration relief options for victims of human trafficking through DHS (ICE and USCIS). The sheet covers Continued Presence and U and T visas.

  • What Can You Do? Judicial Pamphlet for Members of the Judicial System

    This pamphlet provides information for members of the judicial system, including judges and lawyers, on how to recognize the signs of human trafficking, and support victims in the courtroom.

  • Victim Support Pamphlet for NGOs, Faith-based and Community Groups

    This pamphlet provides information for nongovernmental, faith based and neighborhood organizations on how to work with victims to address their needs, and how to access Federal services for victims, including immigration relief for noncitizen victims.

  • U and T Visa Law Enforcement Resources

    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has developed resources for Federal, state, local, tribal and territorial law enforcement officers concerning law enforcement certifications for the U and T nonimmigrant status, also known as the U and T visas.