Brief

Exploring Migrant Survivors' Remittance Needs in the United States

Presenting the findings of a FAST survivor inclusion pilot programme.

Finance Against Slavery and Trafficking’s Survivor Inclusion Initiative aims to improve financial access to basic banking services for the survivors of modern slavery. FAST research indicates that survivors of modern slavery are often excluded from the formal financial system for a variety of reasons, including not meeting regulatory requirements due to their immigration status, lack of identity documents, lack of permanent address, or ‘bad credit’ histories gained as a result of their trafficking experience.

This brief provides insight into the global landscape of remittance services and the interconnection between migrant vulnerability and modern slavery, and summarizes the findings of a pilot project focused on the remittance needs of migrant survivors. 

Access 'Exploring Migrant Survivors' Remittance Needs in the United States' here

Suggested citation: Vaughn Leona. Exploring Migrant Survivors' Remittance Needs in the United States : UNU-CPR, 2024.

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