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Tahirih Earns Recognition for Commitment to Transparency

Posted: 5/29/2015

Tahirih Justice Center is excited to announce that it has earned recognition as a GuideStar Exchange Gold Participant. Guidestar is the leading resource for information about non-profit organizations. Tahirih’s status as a Gold Participant is a reflection of its excellent management practices and commitment to data transparency, including financial, impact, and effectiveness information. The GuideStar [...]

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Meet Pro Bono Attorney Luke Meisner

Posted: 5/19/2015

Meet Luke A. Meisner | Associate | Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP Q: Why did you join Tahirih’s Pro Bono Network? A: I initially joined Tahirih because of the compelling facts of my first case, which involved a woman who was trafficked first from Ethiopia to the United Arab Emirates and then ultimately [...]

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Meet Pro Bono Attorney Andrea Mangones

Posted: 5/18/2015

Meet Andrea Mangones | Associate | Latham & Watkins LLP Q: Why did you join Tahirih’s Pro Bono Network? A: I worked at Tahirih for a year as volunteer attorney before starting at Latham & Watkins LLP, and I was committed and excited to continue my work with Tahirih clients as a pro bono attorney. [...]

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Partnership with Hogan Lovells Will Press for Legal Reforms to Better Protect Those Facing Forced Marriages in U.S.

Posted: 5/14/2015

As part of its Commitment to Action made with the Clinton Global Initiative, the leading global law firm will partner with Tahirih on a pro bono basis to conduct advocacy aimed at improving the protections that our laws offer to those facing or fleeing forced marriages across the country.

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At Critical Juncture, Advocacy Organizations Ask Obama Once More to End Inhumane Detention

Posted: 5/14/2015

As negotiations begin this week in Los Angeles over the fate of hundreds of immigrant mothers and children languishing in detention centers in remote areas of Texas and Pennsylvania, 188 advocacy organizations, including Tahirih Justice Center, are calling on President Obama to end the prolonged detention of children with their mothers in jail-like conditions in the United States.

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