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02/09/15

Summary:

This policy eliminates the requirement for a human trafficking victim to present a new Certification Letter after 8 months.


  • The Office of Refugee Resettlement issues only one Certification Letter for Human Trafficking Victims.
  • Certification Letters do not expire after eight months.
  • Effective immediately, caseworkers no longer are required to set a control to review a persons' status at eight months to obtain a new Certification Letter.

Manual Revisions

WAG 03-01-02-d

WAG 03-01-03-c

WAG 06-01-05-a

[signed copy on file]

Melissa A. Wright

Acting Secretary, Illinois Department of Human Services

Felicia F. Norwood

Director, Illinois Department of HealthCare and Family Services