Continued Presence Public Webinar: Center for Countering Human Trafficking

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- Add to Calendar 2022-07-26 15:30:00 2022-07-26 16:30:00 Continued Presence Public Webinar: Center for Countering Human Trafficking Pursuant to the Senior Policy Operating Group (SPOG) Public Awareness and Outreach (PA&O) Voluntary Coordination Procedure, the following Continued Presence Webinar for the Public is being shared with agencies of the SPOG PA&O Committee for awareness. In an ongoing effort to increase awareness of the Continued Presence program, the DHS Center for Countering Human Trafficking (CCHT) will host its first Continued Presence Public Webinar on July 26, 2022 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. ET.  Registration for this webinar is required.  This session is being held in recognition of July 30th World Day Against Trafficking in Persons and is open to anyone looking to learn about the Continued Presence program. Continued Presence is a temporary immigration designation provided to noncitizens identified by law enforcement as victims of a “severe form of trafficking in persons.” Continued Presence allows noncitizen human trafficking victims to lawfully remain and work in the United States temporarily during the investigation into the human trafficking-related crimes committed against them and during any civil action under 18 U.S.C. § 1595 filed by noncitizen victims against their traffickers. This webinar will focus on: What Continued Presence is and who is eligible to make a request Who to contact to make a Continued Presence request The Continued Presence Resource Guide The CCHT Victim-Centered Approach Continued Presence applications in support of civil action Recent Improvements to the Continued Presence Program The CCHT strives to continually educate the public on steps they can take to combat human trafficking and provide accurate information regarding resources available to victims and human trafficking investigators.  To learn more about the Continued Presence Program, visit the Victim-Centered Approach section at www.dhs.gov/ccht.   Online Online noreply@air.org America/New_York public

Pursuant to the Senior Policy Operating Group (SPOG) Public Awareness and Outreach (PA&O) Voluntary Coordination Procedure, the following Continued Presence Webinar for the Public is being shared with agencies of the SPOG PA&O Committee for awareness.

In an ongoing effort to increase awareness of the Continued Presence program, the DHS Center for Countering Human Trafficking (CCHT) will host its first Continued Presence Public Webinar on July 26, 2022 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. ET.  Registration for this webinar is required.  This session is being held in recognition of July 30th World Day Against Trafficking in Persons and is open to anyone looking to learn about the Continued Presence program.

Continued Presence is a temporary immigration designation provided to noncitizens identified by law enforcement as victims of a “severe form of trafficking in persons.” Continued Presence allows noncitizen human trafficking victims to lawfully remain and work in the United States temporarily during the investigation into the human trafficking-related crimes committed against them and during any civil action under 18 U.S.C. § 1595 filed by noncitizen victims against their traffickers.

This webinar will focus on:

  • What Continued Presence is and who is eligible to make a request
  • Who to contact to make a Continued Presence request
  • The Continued Presence Resource Guide
  • The CCHT Victim-Centered Approach
  • Continued Presence applications in support of civil action
  • Recent Improvements to the Continued Presence Program

The CCHT strives to continually educate the public on steps they can take to combat human trafficking and provide accurate information regarding resources available to victims and human trafficking investigators.  To learn more about the Continued Presence Program, visit the Victim-Centered Approach section at www.dhs.gov/ccht.  


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