December 6th, 2007
The U visa was created to aid law enforcement and protect victims of serious crimes under the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Prevention Act of 2000.
September 5th, 2007
The highest immigration appellate court, the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), issued two precedent-setting decisions that advocates fear will limit the ability of a woman to receive refugee status because of female genital cutting.
August 30th, 2007
Open the wallet of the average American woman and you will find at least six forms of identification—a driver’s license, credit and insurance cards, various memberships—each of which has an extensive history behind it establishing her identity and eligibility for certain privileges. The average woman who seeks Tahirih’s help, however, comes to us with little more than her name and her story.
May 14th, 2007
A rising anti-immigrant backlash, fueled by widespread frustration with congressional inaction on comprehensive immigration reform, could lead to increased efforts to promote local enforcement of immigration laws in the 2007 […]
December 16th, 2006
MOU would create an instant “chilling effect” on immigrant communities, jeopardizing not only the safety of battered immigrant women and girls, but public safety in general.
December 20th, 0208
Tahirih Houston Executive Director Anne Chandler writes about her experience in Tijuana, volunteering to assist Central American migrants as they passed through to seek asylum in the U.S.