Showing up for trans and queer communitiesJune 28th, 2021
On the anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising, Tahirih’s Queer & Trans Caucus shares a message of solidarity.
Tahirih Celebrates Vacated Matter of A-B- DecisionJune 16th, 2021
Today, the Department of Justice vacated Matter of A-B-, a decision that cruelly denied access to asylum for thousands of survivors of domestic violence and dramatically limited their access to […]
Tahirih Statement on Work Permits for U-Visa PetitionersJune 14th, 2021
USCIS announced the implementation of a policy that allows U-visa petitioners within the U.S. who submit complete applications and pass a background check to receive a work permit and protection from deportation almost immediately, rather than waiting years in a backlogged system.
Tahirih Files Lawsuit to Demand Information on USCIS’s Last-in, First-out SystemJune 10th, 2021
Yesterday, the Tahirih Justice Center filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit in federal court to compel the government to release records about United States Citizenship and Immigration Services’ […]
The murder of George Floyd: One Year LaterJune 4th, 2021
A reflection from Tahirih’s African Diaspora Caucus May 25, 2021 marked one year since George Floyd, a Black man, was viciously murdered on camera by a White, former Minneapolis […]
Tahirih Statement on the End of the “Remain in Mexico” PolicyJune 1st, 2021
The Department of Homeland Security officially terminated the “Remain in Mexico” policy, also known as the Migrant Protection Protocols, which was implemented over two years ago and forced more than 70,000 individuals to wait in Mexico as their asylum cases are processed.
Celebrating 10 years of the National Forced Marriage Working GroupMay 28th, 2021
As the Forced Marriage Initiative celebrates its 10 Year Anniversary at the Tahirih Justice Center, we want to recognize the incredible members of the national Forced Marriage Working Group. Founded […]