January 19th, 2019
Vilma Carrillo Carrillo fled with her daughter from Guatemala to escape severe domestic violence. She didn’t know that when she would enter the U.S. she would be detained and separated from her daughter for 246 days.
Penn Badgley Writes Why He Fought for Immigrant Mom Vilma Carrillo’s Reunion With Her Daughter, YeisviJanuary 18th, 2019
Penn Badgley wrote an op-ed on his experience advocating for Tahirih client, Vilma, and his reflections on justice in the immigration system.
January 18th, 2019
NBC News speaks to Tahirih client Vilma Carrillo following being reunited with her daughter.
January 15th, 2019
USCIS released a new report on how the U.S. immigration system encourages child marriages. Tahirih is alarmed by the data in the report, and urges USCIS to provide further clarifications for a better understanding of the problem.
After 247 Days, Vilma Carrillo, an Immigrant Woman Separated from Her Daughter, Has Been Released from ICE Custody.January 11th, 2019
Pacific Standard spoke with Tahirih Atlanta Executive Director Shana Tabak after ICE released Tahirih client, Vilma, from detention in Georgia.
January 8th, 2019
The Governor of Ohio signed a bill which limits marriage to legal adults. The new law is a big step forward in the campaign to end child marriage in the U.S.
January 7th, 2019
The governor of Ohio signed a new marriage bill limiting marriage to legal adults.