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Federal Resources for Trafficking Victims

Federal Resources

  • Immigration Options: Foreign national victims of human trafficking may be eligible for anti-trafficking immigration options.

  • Certification and Eligibility Letters: Foreign national adult and minor victims of human trafficking are eligible for certain benefits and services under the Trafficking Victims Protection Act.

  • Federal Funding: Federal funding supports victim services, training and technical assistance, capacity building, and research throughout the United States and around the world.

  • Employment Assistance: Federal agencies support initiatives that provide employment assistance and resources for survivors.

  • Agency Tip Lines: The U.S. government funds the National Human Trafficking Hotline , which is operated by a nongovernmental organization, and operates several other human trafficking help or tip lines.

  • Inventory of Federal Anti-Trafficking Resources: Comprehensive list of federal government anti-trafficking resources.

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