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PREVENTING TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS
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August 1, 2022

  • Mission

U.S. Consulate General Guadalajara joins the Departments of State and Homeland Security’s global efforts to combat human trafficking.  Our work in the Guadalajara consular district focuses on: building sustainable capacity of local governments and civil society to prevent trafficking and protect victims; advancing anti-trafficking policies and legislation; and training U.S. citizens, local law enforcement, and other stakeholders about trafficking risks and prevention.

  • Get help

I suspect human trafficking or I am a victim who needs help: 

  • Llama a 911
  • Call Mexico’s Human Trafficking Hotline at 800-5533-000
  • Text “INFO” or “HELP” from a US phone to BeFree (233733)
  • Call the U.S. National Human Trafficking Hotline at +1-888-373-7888
  • Call U.S. Federal Law Enforcement at the Department of Homeland Security at +1-866-347-2423.

 

  • Information for U.S. citizens
    • Read our Trafficking in Persons: Information for U.S. Citizens fact sheet  
    • If you are a victim of a crime, American Citizens Services can help manage the practical consequences of being a crime victim and provide you with information about accessing the local criminal justice system, as well as provide resources for crime victims abroad and in the United States.  

 

  • Information for visa holders
    • Temporary workers in the United States have legal rights and protections. See our tips for visa applicants to learn more about these right and how to avoid becoming a victim of human trafficking! 

 

Need more information or interested in partnering with us? Please email: GuadalajaraPTP@state.gov 

Please note, we are not a law enforcement agency.  Any information collected about potential illegal activity will be forwarded to the agency with jurisdiction.