This web page is an introduction and does not cover all the issues. For more detailed information and legal guidance, download the full fact sheet at the side and bottom of this page.
This page explains the interplay between trafficking and immigration status, and is one of a series of fact sheets about child trafficking. You can also read our fact sheets on the definition and indicators of child trafficking, supporting and safeguarding trafficked children, and the National Referral Mechanism.
What is the legal status of victims of trafficking?
Residence permits for trafficking victims
Limited leave, UASC leave, discretionary leave
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