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Posts tagged Policy Advocacy
  • City Ends Lucrative Agreement with ICE


    September 6th, 2018

    Tahirih Atlanta Executive Director, Shana Tabak, is featured on CBS46 during the announcement of the termination of the relationship between ICE and the city of Atlanta.

  • Witnessing Cruelty at the Border


    August 23rd, 2018

    Tahirih Bay Area’s Executive Director, Morgan Weibel, recounts her experience at a detention center in Texas, and calls for assistance for relocated families trying to rebuild their lives.

  • Letter from Archi: Tahirih Staff at the Border Give Me Hope


    August 9th, 2018

    Members of the Tahirih staff have witnessed first-hand how recent policies are impacting individuals and families seeking protection. Help us ensure our justice system honors our nation’s proud history, enshrined in U.S. law, of offering protection to women, men, and children fleeing persecution and violence.

  • The Asylum Process Under Trump Has Become Arbitrary and Inhumane


    August 8th, 2018

    Tahirih Bay Area Executive Director, Morgan Weibel, wrote a letter to the editor of the Los Angeles Times about the current asylum process.

  • The Thorny Bureaucracy That Stands Between Detained Children and Their Parents


    August 3rd, 2018

    Tahirih’s Morgan Weibel spoke with the Atlantic about her experience at the border detention facilities, and about the legal challenges facing families during the reunification process.

  • Denying Asylum to Abused Women


    August 1st, 2018

    Tahirih’s Irena Sullivan wrote a letter to the editor of the New York Times about the consequences of stricter asylum laws for women fleeing domestic violence.

  • Domestic Abusers Have an Ally in the Trump Era. It’s ICE.


    July 27th, 2018

    Tahirih’s Chief of Policy, Archi Pyati, spoke to Huffington Post about the actions of ICE towards victims of domestic violence.