Update: ICE Removes Protected Names From Public Database and Pledges to Safeguard Data in the Future
NewsJuly 17th, 2017
ICE shared with Tahirih in a July 14 letter that it has removed from its publicly searchable database all federally protected information on immigrant victims of crime.
Supreme Court Permits Some to Travel But Allows for Discrimination Against Muslims From Certain Countries
NewsJune 26th, 2017
Tahirih issued this statement on the Supreme Court’s decision to hear legal arguments on the constitutionality of the travel ban Executive Order and to allow the Order to go into limited effect.
NewsJune 21st, 2017
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law a bill to reform minimum marriage age laws to raise the age “floor” to 17 and put in judicial safeguards against forced marriage. Tahirih was honored to attend the bill signing in Albany.
NewsJune 16th, 2017
Texas Governor Greg Abbott has signed into law a bill to limit marriage to legal adults. Tahirih is proud to have helped draft and advance this bill through the legislative process.
NewsMay 25th, 2017
Tahirih and partner organizations found that DHS’ new VINE database includes confidential information on survivors of crime and have asked that DHS remove their information immediately.
NewsMay 24th, 2017
We invite you to read our full 2016 Impact Report to learn about all that we accomplished together, on a local and national level.
NewsMay 23rd, 2017
The Davis-Oliver Act will not only put survivors of human trafficking and domestic violence at greater risk, but will embolden violent criminals who pose a danger to us all.