NATIONAL POLICIES & RULINGS: Victories & Steps Forward

This page is filled with national updates on government intervention and public policies that effect victims and survivors around the United States.



  • The President Declares No Human Trafficking on Our Roads Act (WHITE HOUSE |
    • January 2018 National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month
      • The President of the United States signed into law the Combating Human Trafficking in Commercial Vehicles Act and the No Human Trafficking on Our Roads Act
      • The bills aim to increase punishment for those who participate in human trafficking using commercial vehicles
      • The bills are committed to improving efforts to recognize, prevent, and report human trafficking in the United States
  • US Congress Allocates $520 Million to Identify and Aid Trafficking Survivors (
    • Trafficking Victims Prevention and Protection Reauthorization Act of 2017
    • Approval of the most comprehensive law in the United States to combat human trafficking proceeded through Congress in July 2017
    • Allocating $520 million over the next four years toward programs that are designed to identify and aid victims and survivors of human trafficking and prevent it from occurring