January 2020

Comprehensive Legal Services for Survivors of Human Trafficking

January 27, 2020

A victim of human trafficking and domestic violence perpetrated by her husband, Lina came to CLA SoCal for assistance through a referral from a partner organization. She needed help with filing a restraining order against her spouse, Stephen (name changed), who was physically, emotionally and financially abusive. Victims of human trafficking like Lina often experience a myriad of civil legal issues related to their circumstances, including the need for restraining orders, custody issues, housing issues, and immigration issues, among others.