IS 1150 DHS Human Trafficking Awareness for FEMA Employees Answer Key


Answer key to IS 1150 DHS Human Trafficking Awareness for FEMA Employees. Simply put, human trafficking is modern-day slavery. Thousands of men, women, and children are trafficked each year. At the end of this course, you will be able to recognize indicators of human trafficking and respond appropriately pursuant to DHS policies, federal laws, and regulations. Correct course notes and FEMA IS 1150 answers. You may also be interested in our FEMA IS 64 Answer Key.

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Course Overview

This course will provide FEMA personnel with information explaining human trafficking and differentiating it from human smuggling. Then, through a series of interactive, real-life based scenarios, the viewer will see how FEMA employees might encounter victims of human trafficking and traffickers themselves. Finally, the viewer will be provided guidance and resources should the employee identify human trafficking both in one’s professional capacity and private capacity.

Course Objectives:

  • Identify indications of human trafficking victims.
  • Compare the similarities and difference between “human trafficking” and “smuggling.”
  • Describe 4 different types of immigration relief.
  • Identify possible indicators of human trafficking that they may encounter on the job.
  • Describe the actions that they should take when observing suspicious activities.

From IS-1150: DHS Human Trafficking Awareness for FEMA Employees Official Course


Which type of immigration relief is specific to victims of human trafficking?
A. T visa
B. S visa
C. Green Card
D. U visa

Which statement(s) describe possible indicators of human trafficking?
A. Not in possession of identity and/or travel documents
B. Subjected to physical abuse, including sexual abuse
C. Substandard living conditions
D. Forced drug use
E. a., b. and d.
F. a., b., c. and d.

True/false, Human Trafficking, unlike Smuggling, does not require movement.

The Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) defines human trafficking as:
A. Sex trafficking
B. Crossing an international border for the purpose of performing commercial services in furtherance of organized crime
C. Forced labor
D. Both a. and c
E. a, b. and c

Desperately in need of financial help to support the family, Amina’s parents agreed for her to be smuggled into the US to work as a nanny. Since her arrival, she has been threatened with violence and forced to work for little or no wages. Which of these statements is correct?
A. Because Amina was forced to work for little or no wages, she is a victim of human trafficking.
B. Because Amina was smuggled into the US, she is a victim of human trafficking.
C. Because Amina voluntarily entered the US illegally, she is not a victim of human trafficking.
D. Because Amina’s boss provides her with a place to live, she is not a victim of human trafficking.

Which Component has the authority to grant Continued Presence
D. All of the Above

By which means is human trafficking committed?
A. Coercion, fraud, and debt bondage
B. Fraud, force, and recruitment
C. Force, fraud, or coercion
D. Force, coercion, and physical abuse

True/False, human trafficking can occur without the victim crossing a border.

True/False, when there is a situation where the trafficker and victim are married or related, it is considered human smuggling and not human trafficking.

Shortly after arriving in Chicago, Shannon, a 14-year old runaway from a small town in the Midwest, is a victim of an attempted purse-snatching. Shannon is aided by Reggie, who provides her with a place to sleep, food and a change of clothing. After a few days, Reggie tells Shannon that the two need money to pay the rent, and asks her to help raise money by having sex with three men he will bring by that evening. When Shannon refuses, Reggie becomes angry, grabs her by the throat and calls her names, threatening to do worse. Frightened, Shannon reluctantly agrees and earns $900. Which of the following is the single element needed to show that Shannon is a victim of sex trafficking?
A. Shannon gave reluctant consent
B. Shannon is a victim of a purse snatching
C. Shannon is a minor
D. Shannon is a runaway