Policy Advocacy

Polaris’s policy program is viewed as a premiere source of human trafficking legislative and policy expertise in the United States.


Read more at www.polarisproject.org/2014stateratings.


 Issue Briefs



   Prosecuting Traffickers

   Assisting Victims

   Building Capacity

1Issue_Brief_Icons_diggingLabor Trafficking Provisions 
1Issue_Brief_Icons_badgeAsset Forfeiture
1Issue_Brief_Icons_familySafe Harbor 
1Issue_Brief_Icons_houseVictim Assistance
1Issue_Brief_Icons_moneyCivil Remedy
1Issue_Brief_Icons_scalesVacating Convictions
Hotline PostingHotline Posting
1Issue_Brief_Icons_trainingTraining and Task Forces 
1Issue_Brief_Icons_booksComprehensive Model 


Pending State and Federal Laws

Click on your state to see a list of pending human trafficking laws. To see federal laws, click on "US Fed."



Here are bills tracked in 2011.


Grassroots Advocacy

Take action in your community right now.




National Human Trafficking Resource Center National Human Trafficking Resource Center Report Human Trafficking Access Trainings Human Trafficking Information & Resources

Client Quotes

"Thanks to Polaris Project, I have a job, a home, and many friends that help me when I need it. I am making a life of my own."


- Survivor of Labor Trafficking & Client of Polaris

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