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Posts tagged Policy Advocacy
  • ‘Child Marriage Doesn’t Discriminate’: Here’s What You Need to Know About North Carolina’s New Law

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    October 4th, 2021

    Emiene Wright, associate editor for Caroline and Pine, explains the impact of North Carolina’s recent child marriage bill that will soon go into effect. Casey Carter Swegman, Tahirih’s Force Marriage Initiative Project Manager, weighs in on how this law is a step into the right direction but there’s a lot more work to be done.

  • Tahirih Statement on DHS New Priorities Enforcement

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    October 1st, 2021

    The Department of Homeland Security issued broad new directives to immigration officers that will go into effect on November 29, 2021. Although these new enforcement and deportation guidelines clarify that not everyone who is an undocumented immigrant should, or can, be removed from the United States, the memo gives worryingly broad discretion to individual ICE and CBP agents to carry out the enforcement priorities and risks the removal of survivors of gender-based violence.

  • Tahirih Statement on Treatment of Haitians at the Border

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    September 23rd, 2021

    The Tahirih Justice Center strongly condemns the administration’s racist and brutal mistreatment of Haitian refugees at the U.S. southern border.

  • Tahirih’s Afghan Asylum Project

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    September 14th, 2021

    Support Afghan refugees seeking safety in the U.S.

  • An analysis of the Biden Administration’s new proposed asylum rules

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    August 19th, 2021

    While the proposal has some positive impacts on immigrant survivors of gender-based violence, some aspects of the proposed rule will also be harmful.

  • Forced Marriage Affects All of Us

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    June 30th, 2021

    As advocates working to end forced marriage in the United States, we are very familiar with the many misconceptions about the issue. Even among other anti-violence advocates, forced marriage remains under-recognized and poorly understood.

  • Letter of Solidarity from the Immigrant Justice Movement

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    June 4th, 2020

    The Tahirih Justice Center joined more than 400 immigrant justice organizations and ally groups to express our solidarity with Black communities. Read the full text of the letter below:   […]