From the Front Lines – Client Stories

Mary is a survivor of human trafficking. She was forced to work as a housekeeper at a major hotel chain for little to no pay.  Her employer, the owner of a company that contracted for housekeeping services with the hotel chain,  threatened multiple times to call immigration and have her deported if she complained. 

Despite the threats, and following four years of abuse, Mary bravely contacted authorities while hidden in the attic of her employer’s home.  This led to the downfall of the notorious trafficking ring.  With the assistance of AI Justice, and as a result of her key role in the successful prosecution of her abusers, Mary was able to secure a visa under a special program for victims of human trafficking for herself and her 14-year-old son. AI Justice was then successful in reuniting Mary with her two children in Jamaica. Now she lives happily with her family in South Florida, free from exploitation and abuse.

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About Us:

AI Justice is an award-winning non-profit law and advocacy firm that protects and promotes the basic human rights of immigrants. In Florida and on a national level, we champion the rights of unaccompanied immigrant children; advocate for survivors of trafficking and domestic violence; serve as a watchdog on immigration detention practices and policies; and speak for immigrant groups who have particular and compelling claims to justice.