March 12th, 2010
If passed, I-VAWA will, for the first time in United States history, make ending violence against women a diplomatic priority and incorporate comprehensive solutions aimed at ending domestic violence into all US foreign assistance programs.
March 11th, 2010
Proposed legislation would put an end to the one-year filing deadline for asylum. The deadline can have devastating consequences for women and girls seeking refuge from gender-based persecution.
October 16th, 2009
As long as IMBRA implementation and enforcement is lagging, vulnerable foreign women who meet American men through IMBs will remain dangerously unaware of lifesaving information about a future partner’s violent criminal history and about their legal rights.
October 5th, 2009
A Tahirih-sponsored congressional briefing offered policymakers and the public a vital opportunity to learn about the harmful impact of unsettled policy and current immigration laws on women and girls fleeing gender-based violence.
Precarious Protection: New Tahirih Report Spotlights Dangerous Impact of Unsettled Asylum Laws and Policy on WomenOctober 2nd, 2009
The lack of clarity and coherence in gender-based asylum law is a roadblock to women seeking protection from violence and persecution.
October 1st, 2009
Women seeking political asylum in the United States based on gender-related persecution can get mired in a legal labyrinth that can leave their cases unresolved for years.
August 5th, 2009
Twelve Tahirih clients are among the first in the nation to receive U visas, a vital legal protection for immigrant women and girls who face numerous obstacles in fleeing violence.