NewsSeptember 18th, 2017
Tahirih issued this statement after filing an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court against the travel ban Executive Order.
NewsSeptember 5th, 2017
In the face of this devastating blow to the safety and well-being of young immigrants from around the world, Tahirih calls on Congress to act swiftly and in a bipartisan manner to pass a law that will make the protections of DACA a longer term reality.
NewsSeptember 1st, 2017
The immigrant women and children protected by Tahirih Houston are in desperate need of help because of Hurricane Harvey. Please donate today.
NewsAugust 30th, 2017
Tahirih has released a groundbreaking report that provides state lawmakers with the information they need to pass laws that more effectively protect children from the harms of child marriage.
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.