Within the U.S. Department of State is the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons (OMCTP). The OMCTP provides a summary of the U.S. Domestic Anti-Trafficking Efforts regarding prosecution, protection, and prevention. The summary also provides a recommendation for these domestic efforts.
Polaris Project provides interactive maps which contain State Ratings for 2014 on Human Trafficking Laws and all pending state legislation.
The following Acts enable the United States to combat human trafficking both domestically and internationally. The Acts also established the Government Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons (GTIP) and the President's Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons to assist with the coordination of anti-trafficking efforts.
There have been a number of federal court cases involving the issue of human trafficking: mostly with the district and circuit courts.
Other U.S. Trafficking Cases
Innocents at Risk, a U.S. 501(c)(3) nonprofit founded to fight child exploitation and human trafficking.
International Justice Mission, a U.S based non-profit human rights organization that operates in countries all over the world to rescue victims of individual human rights abuse
Love 146 – US based anti human trafficking organization
MATTOO (Men Against The Trafficking Of Others) U.S. based organization seeks to end global human sex trafficking by addressing the demand.
Million Kids (Riverside, California) serves as the Training and Outreach Coordinator for the Riverside County Sheriff Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force. http://www.millionkids.org
Not for Sale Campaign, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based out of California
Pillars of Hope, Inc. a faith based non profit that opposes human trafficking; is raising awareness and funds to build a restoration center in California; working to raise awareness of the tragedy occurring in the United States. http://www.pillarsofhope.us
Polaris Project, a nonprofit, non-governmental organization that works to combat and prevent modern day slavery and human trafficking
Rapha House, a public benefit 501(c)(3) nonprofit committed to ending human trafficking, bonded labor and the sexual exploitation of children. http://www.raphahouse.org/
Real Escape from the Sex Trade (REST) is a 501c3 faith-based nonprofit organization in Seattle, WA working to provide a path to freedom, safety and hope for victims of sex trafficking and people involved in the sex trade through direct services, prevention, mentorship, restorative housing, case management, educational assistance and demand reduction efforts.
Ride for Refuge, a cycling event that raises awareness and funds for displaced persons, including human trafficking victims
Run 2 Rescue, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in California that reaches, rescues and restores victims of sex trafficking. www.run2rescue.com
Salvando Corazones is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that runs safe houses and is dedicated to the fight against human trafficking in Costa Rica.
Shared Hope International. (http://sharedhope.org/) Shared Hope is an organization focused on eradicating sex trafficking by prevention, restoration, and justice.
Slavery Footprint, a nonprofit organization based in Oakland, California that works to end human trafficking and modern-day slavery.
Somaly Mam Foundation, a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization focused on combating the global sex slave trade through supporting the rescue, rehabilitation, and reintegration of the victims and through raising global awareness on the issue
Stop Child Trafficking Now, an organization founded by Lynette Lewis, an author and public speaker
The Defender Foundation, a 501(c)3 Non-Governmental Agency formed to fight human trafficking through active activism of volunteers and tactical rescue teams (Shield Teams) who physically rescue victims both in the U.S. and worldwide
The Protection Project, a 501(c)3 Non-Governmental organization based at the Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies in Washington DC which advises governments on drafting and implementing anti-trafficking legislation and promotes the inclusion of trafficking in the curriculum of universities around the world
Traffic J.A.M., International is a 501(c)3 dedicated to preventing commercial sexual exploitation in countries of origin through grass roots networks. Awareness cells are working in Universities, bus stations, plazas, elementary & secondary schools, markets, among taxi drivers & hotel staff ... Websites in English: ijamtraffic.com and in Spanish ijamtraffic.net
Unlikely Heroes, an international, non-profit organization based in Los Angeles, CA that rescues and restores child victims of sex slavery worldwide, founded by Erica Greve
Truckers Against Trafficking, a nonprofit organization that trains truck drivers to recognize and report instances of human trafficking
Virginia Beach Justice Initiative, A Virginia organization that hopes to bring an end to the issue of sex trafficking by empowering the residents of Virginia Beach and surrounding cities through education and awareness, advocacy and prevention campaigns. (http://www.vbji.org)
World Orphans, an organization that funds the creation of orphanages in developing countries.