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Creating Sanctuary from Violence – T-Visas, Trafficking, & Trauma

Sanctuary From Violence
​​​The SDF Family Law Center collaborated with the Jewish Community Against Sex Trafficking and Helen Tarokic Law PLLC to host a full day program on T-Visas, human trafficking, and resulting client trauma. Erika Asgeirsson (National Immigrant Justice Center), Saba Baig (Catholic Multicultural Center), Hilary Chadwick (Legal Aid Society of Metropolitan Family Services), Jennifer Greene (Life Span), Anna Lusero (U.S. Department of Labor), Helen Tarokic (Helen Tarokic Law PLLC), Sylvia Washington (Helen Tarokic Law PLLC), and Traneeka Mickell (Chicago Children’s Advocacy Center) discussed the important issues individuals face when impacted by gender based violence and sex trafficking as well as how practitioners can help clients facing these challenges through T-Visas.​