T-Visas Issued in 2011

in Transnational Crime

Officials from the United States Homeland Security reported that out of a total of 5,000 special T-visas that are available to victims of human trafficking, 557 were issued and approved in 2011.

Source:  Erica Pearson, “Fear of deportation stops human trafficking victims from reporting crimes, officials say,” New York Daily News, March 28, 2012.

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