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Civil Litigation on Behalf of Victims of Human Trafficking (Southern Poverty Law Center, 2013) (forthcoming)

Services Available to Victims of Human Trafficking (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2012)

A Guide for Legal Advocates Providing Services to Victims of Human Trafficking (U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, Migration and Refugee Services, Catholic Legal Immigration Network, & the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, 2004)

Lawyer’s Manual on Human Trafficking: Pursuing Justice for Victims (New York State Judicial Committee on Women in the Courts; Jill Laurie Goodman & Dorchen A. Leidholdt eds., 2013)

Meeting the Legal Needs of Human Trafficking Victims: An Introduction for Domestic Violence Attorneys & Advocates (American Bar Association, 2009)


Working with Survivors of Human Trafficking: A Brief Manual for Social Service Providers (Project REACH, 2007)

18 U.S.C. Ch. 77 – Peonage, Slavery, and Trafficking in Persons

18 U.S.C. § 1593 – Mandatory restitution for trafficking victims

18 U.S.C. § 3771 – Crime victims’ rights

18 U.S.C. § 3663A – Mandatory restitution to victims of certain crimes

29 U.S.C. Ch. 8 – Fair Labor Standards Act

State Trafficking Laws

Trafficking Victims Protection Act and Reauthorizations:

Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000 (Public Law 106-386)

Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2003 (Public Law 108-193)

Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2005 (Public Law 109-164)

William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008 (Public Law 110-457)

Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (Public Law 113-4)]


Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children, Supplementing the United Nations Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime

United Nations Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime and the Protocols Thereto

International Labour Organization Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189)

International Labour Organization Forced Labour Convention, 1930 (No. 29)

International Labour Organization Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention, 1999 (No. 182)


Trafficking In Persons Report 2013 (U.S. Department of State)

Attorney General’s Annual Report to Congress and Assessment of U.S. Government Activities to Combat Trafficking in Persons, Fiscal Year 2011 (U.S. Department of Justice)


Immigration Options for Victims of Crimes (U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services)

Useful Documents for Attorneys Representing Asylum Seekers (National Immigrant Justice Center)

Identification and Legal Advocacy for Trafficking Survivors (New York Anti-Trafficking Network Legal Subcommittee, 2009)

Information on T Nonimmigrant Status (U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services)

Instructions for Filling out T-Visa Application (U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services)

T-Visa Application (U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services)

Immigration Relief for Crime Victims: the U Visa Manual (New York Anti-Trafficking Network)


Working with Interpreters Outside of the Courtroom: A Guide for Legal Services Providers (Ayuda)

Protecting Privilege: Using Interpreters Responsibly (Ayuda)

The Mindset of a Human Trafficking Victim (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)

Trafficking: Considerations & Recommendations for Battered Women’s Advocates(Asian & Pacific Islander Institute on Domestic Violence, 2012)

Human Trafficking Cases: How and Why to Use an Expert Witness (American Bar Association, 2008)

WHO Ethical and Safety Recommendations for Interviewing Trafficked Women (World Health Organization, 2003)


Wages and Hours Worked: Minimum Wage and Overtime Pay(US Department of Labor)

Wage and Hour Division Compliance Assistance – Wages and the Fair Labor Standards Act (US Department of Labor)

Prevailing Wage Database (Foreign Labor Certification Data Center)

Memorandum Opinion, U.S. v. Lewis, 09-cr-00213 (D.D.C. June 13, 2011)

Report and Recommendation, Mazengo v. Mzengi, 07-cv-00756 (D.D.C. Dec. 20, 2007)

Carazani v. Zegarra, 2013 WL 5303492 (D.D.C. July 3, 2013)


Meeting the Legal Needs of Child Trafficking Victims: An Introduction for Children’s Attorneys & Advocates (American Bar Association, 2009)

Child Trafficking Victims’ Routes to Federal Benefits (U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops)

Requesting a Letter of Eligibility for a Trafficked Child

Request for Assistance for Child Victims of Human Trafficking (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)

Human Trafficking of Children Indicator Tool (State of Florida Department of Children and Families)

Legal Services Assessment for Trafficked Children: Cook County, Illinois Case Study (Loyola University Chicago, 2013)

Child Trafficking for Labor in the United States (Freedom Network USA, 2012)


Instructions for applying for deferred action for holders of A-3 or G-5 Visas (U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services)

Hidden in the Home: Abuse of Domestic Workers with Special Visas in the United States (Human Rights Watch)

Martina E. Vandenberg & Alexandra F. Levy, Human Trafficking and Diplomatic Immunity: Impunity No More? 7 Intercultural Hum. Rts. L. Rev. 77 (2012)

Jamie A. Chuang, Achieving Accountability for Migrant Domestic Worker Abuse, 88 N. C. L. Rev. 1627 (2010)

Jennifer Hoover Kappus, Does Immunity Mean Impunity? The Legal and Political Battle of Household Workers Against Trafficking and Exploitation by Their Foreign Diplomat Employers, 61 Case Western Reserve L. Rev. 269 (2010)

Emily F. Siedell, Swarna and Baoanan: Unraveling the Diplomatic Immunity Defense to Domestic Worker Abuse, 26 Md. J. Int’l L 173 (2011)

Amy Tai, Unlocking the Doors to Justice: Protecting the Rights and Remedies of Domestic Workers in the Face of Diplomatic Immunity, American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law 175 (2007)

U.S. Government’s Efforts to Address Alleged Abuse of Household Workers by Foreign Diplomats with Immunity Could be Strengthened,” Report to the Subcommittee on Human Rights and the Law, Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. Senate (U.S. Government Accountability Office)

Unprotected Work, Invisible Exploitation: Trafficking for the Purpose of Domestic Servitude (Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, 2010)


Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations

Vienna Convention on Consular Relations


Domestic Workers Across the World: Global and regional statistics and the extent of legal protection (International Labour Office, 2013)

Data and research on human trafficking: A global survey (International Organization for Migration, 2005)


Kathleen Kim, The Coercion of Trafficked Workers, 96 Iowa L. Rev. 409 (2011)

Kathleen Kim & Kusia Hreshchyshyn, Human Trafficking Private Right of Action: Civil Rights for Trafficked Persons in the United States, 16 Hastings Women’s L.J. 1 (2004)

Jennifer S. Nam, The Case of the Missing Case: Examining the Right of Action for Human Trafficking Victims, 107 Colum. L. Rev. 1655 (2007)

Ronald Weitzer, Sex Trafficking and the Sex Industry: the Need for Evidence-Based Theory and Legislation, 101 J. Crim. L. & Criminology 1337 (2011)

Galma Jahic and James O. Finckenauer, Representations and Misrepresentations of Human Trafficking, 8 Trends in Organized Crime 24 (2005)