Legal Advocacy Against Human Trafficking: Empowering Victims & Engaging Lawyers

  • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • By: New York State Bar Association
  • Human Trafficking

Join us for an engaging program focused on combating human trafficking and providing crucial legal assistance to its victims. This comprehensive webinar will delve into key areas including U and T visa certifications, the Debt Bondage Repair Act, and volunteer opportunities available for New York lawyers.

Our expert speakers will provide in-depth insights into the legal intricacies surrounding human trafficking, exploring the processes and requirements for obtaining U and T visa certifications for survivors. Gain a thorough understanding of the eligibility criteria, application procedures, and challenges faced by individuals seeking legal protection and relief under these visa programs.

Additionally, we will examine the Debt Bondage Repair Act and its implications for survivors of human trafficking. Learn how this legislation allows survivors to remove negative items from their credit history using the NYS Confirmation Letter.

Beyond legal frameworks, this program will highlight volunteer opportunities for New York lawyers to make a tangible difference in the lives of trafficking victims. Explore avenues for representation of survivors of forced criminality and discover how you can assist them in pursuing U and T visa certifications and accessing other vital support programs.

  • CLE Credit Comments: Areas Of Professional Practice Credit(s): 1.5
    Total Credit(s): 1.5