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News tagged Policy Advocacy
  • Tahirih Welcomes Executive Action, Calls for Additional Protective Measures

    November 25th, 2014

    The Administration’s executive action on immigration will bring some relief to the families and communities, and that it will help many women and children to protect their safety and dignity. But more additional measures need to be taken to bring about a more efficient and human immigration system.

  • Protecting and Serving U.S. Immigrants

    November 24th, 2014

    What’s the most interesting question in the aftermath of President Obama’s executive action on immigration?

  • Tour to End Forced Marriage Heads to New Jersey

    November 13th, 2014

    Honoring Our Heartbeats: A Tour to End Forced Marriage in the U.S. will bring three events to New Jersey on Dec. 3-4, including a powerful multimedia performance, a forced marriage training workshop for service providers, and an issue briefing about efforts to foster a coordinated, national response to forced marriage in the U.S.

  • Tour to End Forced Marriage Heads to San Francisco

    October 21st, 2014

    “Honoring Our Heartbeats: A Tour to End Forced Marriage in the U.S.” stops in San Francisco from Nov. 5-7.

  • Tour to End Forced Marriage Heads to Houston

    September 24th, 2014

    Honoring Our Heartbeats: A Tour to End Forced Marriage in the U.S. is headed to Houston in October. Don’t miss this powerful tour, which features a free multimedia performance by six young women who are speaking out about complex issues in the fight to end violence against women and girls.

  • Survivors of Gender-Based Violence in Immigration Detention Are Facing Wrongful Deportations

    September 23rd, 2014

    Houston Director: “It is urgent that we enact alternatives to detention and release survivors of sexual and domestic violence as soon as possible.”

  • How I Honor My Heartbeat

    September 18th, 2014

    I have had to endure my own journey with this book. When I first flipped through it I heard my blood loudly in my ears as I saw my face in the faces of the girls drawn in thick black lines. I remembered growing through the pain of cultural multiplicity as a young South Asian American.