If the women are designated as human trafficking victims, they would be eligible for a special visa, experts say.
The Kansas attorney general said in a statement that his office, which prosecuted the case, was disappointed and "respectfully disagrees" with the ruling.
"Brody was an inspiring voice who was a friend to many in the comedy community," the comedian's reps said in a statement.
Kelly faces 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.
In the past, "African-Americans often conformed through haircuts, wigs and relaxers," one lawyer said. "Now, more of us are choosing not to conform."