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Posts tagged Atlanta
  • Advocates want an eviction grace period. Houston’s mayor won’t put it on the council agenda


    July 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 […]

  • Stand with Survivors to Save Asylum


    July 9th, 2020

    In this op-ed, Morgan Weibel, Executive Director of Tahirih SF Bay Area, writes about the most recent proposed regulations that would decimate the asylum system and eliminate gender-based asylum. Weibel […]

  • Gloria Lima


    July 9th, 2020

    Gloria joined Tahirih in 2018. As the Office Administrator, Gloria is responsible for supporting the Atlanta office with day- to- day office operations, financial duties, and offering staff any necessary […]

  • From the Desk of Sophie Leveille


    July 8th, 2020

    Tahirih’s development team builds meaningful relationships with advocates and connects with supporters to educate them about the impact of our work. Their support and resources enable us to provide free […]

  • Federal court strikes down Trump’s ‘third country’ asylum ban at the U.S.-Mexico border


    July 3rd, 2020

    Judge Kelly overturned the administration’s transit asylum ban, striking yet another legal blow to the administration’s restrictive immigration policies. Tahirih was part of the lawsuit challenging this illegal policy and […]

  • Judge deals setback to key Trump policy limiting asylum


    July 1st, 2020

    This article highlights the victory in Tahirih’s lawsuit challenging the transit asylum ban, which barred anyone approaching the U.S. southern border from applying for asylum, with limited exceptions. The lawsuit […]

  • Undocumented Survivors Have Long Lived in Limbo. COVID-19 Is Making It Worse


    June 27th, 2020

    Isabela Dias of Truthout reported on the significant delays that immigrant survivors face on pending cases for legal relief. Julie Carpenter, Tahirih Senior Litigation Counsel, spoke to Dias about Tahirih’s […]