Pro Bono Library Items Archive
White Paper: Promoting Public Safety by Ensuring Access to Police Protection for Immigrant Women and Girls
This Tahirih Justice Center report explains that state and federal efforts to punish so-called “sanctuary” jurisdictions lead to various unintended, dangerous consequences to the detriment of survivors of violence and society as a whole. Tahirih urges lawmakers, policymakers, and the public to diligently educate themselves about these consequences when determining whether to support such efforts.
Amicus Brief Filed in Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Case on Texas’ SB4 Law
The Tahirih Justice Center and partner organizations filed an amicus brief to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in the case challenging Texas Senate Bill No. 4 (SB4).
This brief highlights the direct and severe impact that SB4 is already having and will continue to have on immigrant survivors of gender-based violence. The law firm of WilmerHale led the drafting.
Statement in Opposition to the Administration’s October 2017 Immigration Blueprint
As a member of the National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence, the Tahirih Justice Center joined colleague organizations in opposing the Trump Administration’s immigration priorities for Congress, as announced on October 8, 2017. Congress should reject the White House’s proposals that would roll back decades of work to establish protections for survivors of violence.
Criminal Laws Addressing Forced Marriage in the United States
This Tahirih Justice Center resource provides a detailed overview of existing state-based criminal laws against forced marriage in the United States.
Tahirih Form 990: Fiscal Year 2016
As a federally tax-exempt organization, we annually submit a 990 form to the IRS. It provides information on our organization’s mission, programs, and finances.
Amicus Brief Filed in Supreme Court Travel Ban Case
The Tahirih Justice Center and partner organizations filed an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court arguing against the Executive Order banning refugees and citizens of six majority-Muslim countries from entering the United States. This brief highlights the Order’s devastating impact on immigrant women and girls seeking safety. The law firm of Crowell & Moring LLP led the drafting.
Executive Summary – Falling Through the Cracks: How Laws Allow Child Marriage to Happen in Today’s America
This is the Executive Summary of Tahirih’s report, Falling Through the Cracks: How Laws Allow Child Marriage in Today’s America. It showcases the key findings of this groundbreaking report.