Appendix III- States With Slave Trade Statutes (Updated December 29, 2021) [pdf]

Slave trade laws vary from state to state. This chart catalogs state statutes on slave trade and identifies potential U visa qualifying criminal activity that can fall within the elements of the state’s slave trade statute. This chart also assists DHS adjudicators by providing a state-by-state tool that will facilitate understanding of the types of qualified criminal activities or similar activities present in cases involving state criminal statutes on slave trade, and assists attorneys and advocates working with slave trade victims in identifying a more complete list of U visa qualifying criminal activities that slave trade victims may also have suffered. Part of the labor trafficking materials.