For some young people, summer isn’t a vacation at all
NewsJuly 19th, 2021
For some children and young adults, this time out of school can also carry with it the risk of an unwanted engagement or marriage.
NewsJuly 9th, 2021
At Tahirih, we’re honored to celebrate alongside several clients who graduated from high school this year amid other challenges.
Forced Marriage Affects All of Us
NewsJune 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.
Showing up for trans and queer communities
NewsJune 28th, 2021
On the anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising, Tahirih’s Queer & Trans Caucus shares a message of solidarity.
Tahirih Celebrates Vacated Matter of A-B- Decision
NewsJune 16th, 2021
Today, the Department of Justice vacated Matter of A-B-, a decision that cruelly denied access to asylum for thousands of survivors of domestic violence and dramatically limited their access to […]
Tahirih Statement on Work Permits for U-Visa Petitioners
NewsJune 14th, 2021
USCIS announced the implementation of a policy that allows U-visa petitioners within the U.S. who submit complete applications and pass a background check to receive a work permit and protection from deportation almost immediately, rather than waiting years in a backlogged system.
The murder of George Floyd: One Year Later
NewsJune 4th, 2021
A reflection from Tahirih’s African Diaspora Caucus May 25, 2021 marked one year since George Floyd, a Black man, was viciously murdered on camera by a White, former Minneapolis […]