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BREAKING NEWS: New Rule Restricts Asylum at the Border

The administration announced new asylum restrictions which will particularly endanger survivors of gender-based violence. Take action NOW!

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BREAKING NEWS: New Rule Restricts Asylum at the Border

The Tahirih Justice Center strongly condemns a new rule by the administration which will restrict asylum at the border.

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Tahirih Justice Center stands alone as the only national, multi-city organization providing a broad range of direct legal services, policy advocacy, and training and education to protect immigrant women and girls fleeing violence.

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“I have my dignity back. I am looking forward to the future, to greater things and bigger things. I’m not that person that was shrank to nothing. I see a life with a lot of promises.”

Mercy

survivor of domestic violence from West Africa

“To be abused yourself is one thing. To see your son being abused physically and emotionally is another.”

Martina

survivor of domestic violence from Czech Republic

“Here I am living in a free society, but so many other girls are still back there. If I had been sent home, it would be like going into a dark cave forever.”

Fouzia

survivor of forced marriage from Afghanistan

“Both my daughter and I were forced to undergo female genital mutilation as young girls… You are old enough to carry with you the memory of that kind of horror forever. Every day of our lives it affects us, both physically and emotionally.”

Ruth

survivor of female genital mutilation from Kenya

“I want to thank Tahirih. They made me feel like my life has a purpose. I really can’t put it into words. They’ve been family to me. They opened their arms to me and helped me and pushed me on for my future.”

Itza

survivor of child abuse from Nicaragua

“Tahirih helped me with my house, my green card. They help me with everything. Now, I feel like I am flying. You can’t imagine me now. I am so, so, so happy.”

Dores

survivor of human trafficking from Angola

“It’s been a long road, but a happy ending. I’m a free bird today! When I received my worker authorization, it felt like a passport to freedom. Finally, I thought, ‘I am free. I’m finally free.'”

Ayesha

survivor of domestic violence from Sri Lanka

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