Sex Trafficking and Labor Trafficking: The Law, the Cases, and the Immigration Options


Elizabeth M. Donovan, JD, MA, BA | September 19 | 11:30 AM-12:30 PM

Topic: Legal | Knowledge Level: Beginner, Intermediate | Location: TBD

This session will explore sex trafficking and labor trafficking, including terms such as force, fraud, and coercion, as defined by the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 (the TVPA) and its reauthorizations, as well as cases decided under the TVPA. This session will also discuss immigration options available to undocumented survivors, including non-immigrant visas, derivative visas, permanent residence, and citizenship.

Presentation Objectives:

·  Explain how the law and cases define sex trafficking

·  Explain how the law and cases define labor trafficking

·  Discuss special challenges and unique options for undocumented immigrant survivors of sex trafficking and labor trafficking

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