Number of US Visas Available for Trafficking Victims

The United States Government offers around 5,000 visas every year to victims of human trafficking who testify against the human traffickers who brought them in to the country.

Between January and August 2011, 524 human trafficking victims applied for the special T visas, with less then half being issued to the person.

(Latest US crime statistics.)

Source: Associated Press, “Officials seek out more human trafficking victims,” Miami Herald, October 23, 2011.