Special Message from Layli: Tahirih’s Next ChapterFebruary 3rd, 2021
This marks my 20th year as CEO of Tahirih and, with great pride for the past and enthusiasm for a new future, I have decided that it will be my last.
Tahirih’s Interdisciplinary Model, ExplainedDecember 7th, 2020
At the Tahirih Justice Center, we believe that it is not enough to simply win a client’s legal case. We work to support their needs and connect them with a variety of services, like skill–building opportunities, workforce readiness and education programs, counseling, and […]
Immigration Appeals Proposal Would Erode Due ProcessOctober 5th, 2020
Lynn M. Pearson, Tahirih Atlanta Senior Staff Attorney, wrote an expert analysis on recently proposed changes to immigration court procedures that would eviscerate the few legal protections for immigrants and […]
Ways to GiveSeptember 24th, 2020
Find out all the ways you can support Tahirih!
Tahirih Statement on New Proposed EOIR Rule to Restrict AsylumSeptember 22nd, 2020
In yet another attack on asylum, the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) proposed new rules yesterday that would further increase barriers to asylum—dealing yet another blow to survivors of […]
Remembering Two Legends: Congressman John Lewis and Reverend C.T. VivianJuly 30th, 2020
Our Atlanta community lost two heroes and legends of the civil rights movement, freedom fighters U.S. Representative John Lewis and Reverend C.T. Vivian.
Advocates want an eviction grace period. Houston’s mayor won’t put it on the council agendaJuly 29th, 2020
Guadalupe Fernandez, Tahirih Policy and Advocacy Manager in Houston, spoke to the Houston Chronicle on how the eviction crisis has impacted immigrant survivors and the urgent need for a grace […]