Trafficking in Persons (T) Visa
Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000, provides 5,000 T visas for persons who:
- Have been subject to "severe trafficking" as defined in 22 U.S.C. §7102 (the use of force, fraud or coercion for sex trafficking and/or involuntary servitude, peonage, debt bondage, or slavery)
- Are physically present in the United States
- Have complied with a reasonable request by Federal, State or Local law enforcement authorities to assist in the investigation or prosecution of such trafficking and
- Would "suffer extreme hardship" if removed
A person granted a T visa, may also obtain employment authorization.
May adjust status after maintaining T visa status for three years.