Serving Human Trafficking Survivors: Collaboration & Immigration
Elizabeth M. Donovan, JD | September 20 | 10:15-11:15 AM | Room 2592
Topic: Legal, Law Enforcement | Knowledge Level: Intermediate, Advanced
Drawing on years of experience representing survivors of sex and labor trafficking, this presentation will address collaboration among law enforcement, prosecutors, immigration attorneys, government agencies, and non- governmental organizations in identifying, rescuing, and providing services to survivors of sex and labor trafficking; immigration options available to undocumented survivors, including non-immigrant visas, derivative visas, permanent residence, and citizenship; and the importance of a trauma-informed and culturally-sensitive approach.
· Discuss the importance of collaboration among law enforcement, prosecutors, immigration attorneys, and government and non-government agencies.
· Describe special challenges and unique options for undocumented immigrant survivors of sex trafficking and labor trafficking.
· Explain what it means to employ a trauma-informed and culturally-sensitive approach.