Tahirih’s Open Letter to NBC4 Washington
The Tahirih Justice Center’s Chief of Policy, Archi Pyati, submitted this letter to NBC4 Washington on February 16, 2018 in response to an NBC4 story that calls into question life-saving protections for immigrant survivors of gender-based violence.
Tahirih Statement for February 15 House Judiciary Committee Hearing
The Tahirih Justice Center submitted this statement to the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Commitee for a February 15 hearing on “The Effect of Sanctuary City Policies on the Ability to Combat the Opioid Epidemic.” In the statement, Tahirih provides critical insights on the importance of community trust for public safety.
List of Participating Entities: Nationwide Survey on the Challenges Immigrant Women and Girls Face in the U.S.
In October 2017, the Tahirih Justice Center issued a nationwide survey asking immigration advocates, immigrant women, and legal and social service providers what they see as the most urgent systemic challenges facing immigrant women and girls. This is the list of entities whose representatives participated in the survey.
Nationwide Survey: A Window Into the Challenges Immigrant Women and Girls Face in the U.S. and the Policy Solutions to Address Them
The Tahirih Justice Center issued a nationwide survey in October 2017 asking immigration advocates, immigrant women, and legal and social service providers what they see as the most urgent systemic challenges facing immigrant women and girls. This report presents the results of the survey.
The survey was conducted through the generous support of the Ford Foundation, through a contract from NEO Philanthropy.
Joint Statement on January 2018 Department of Homeland Security and Department of Justice Report
The Tahirih Justice Center, ASISTA, Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence, and Casa de Esperanza: National Latin@ Network issued this joint statement in response to a misleading new Department of Homeland Security and Department of Justice report that uses inaccurate data to portray immigrants as a unique and distinct threat to public safety.
Letter on the Termination of TPS Status for El Salvadorans
As a member of the National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence, the Tahirih Justice Center joined colleague organizations in issuing this statement on the Administration’s termination of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for El Salvador. If expelled from the United States, many of the 200,000 individuals now protected by TPS will face grave danger and high levels of violence, including gender-based violence.
Protect Kentucky’s Children From Forced Marriage and Other Harms of Child Marriage
This fact sheet provides information on the ways Kentucky’s current minimum marriage age laws put children at risk and the extent of Kentucky’s child marriage problem. The Tahirih Justice Center is working to end child marriage in Kentucky and across the country.