NewsOctober 1st, 2019
HBO’s new documentary tells the story of Tahirih client Vilma and her daughter Yeisvi after they were forcibly separated for 246 days.
NewsSeptember 27th, 2019
The Nation featured Aicha Abdoulaye Mahamane, Tahirih Client Ambassador, in an article on how new policy changes have significantly impacted survivors of gender-based violence. Aicha and Tahirih SF Bay Area Executive Director, Morgan Weibel, discuss how survivors and their attorneys are navigating rapid shifts in asylum law and the immigration system.
NewsSeptember 19th, 2019
The American Bar Association reported on the impact of administration’s evolving policies at the southern border, as well as the impact on immigration attorneys working with asylum seekers.
NewsSeptember 11th, 2019
In a series of rulings on the third country asylum ban, The Hill reported on the Ninth Circuit’s decision to lift a preliminary injunction on the ban, just two days after that ruling was made. This decision allows the administration’s asylum ban to continue along the border in New Mexico and Texas. Julie Carpenter, Tahirih Senior Litigation Counsel, commented.
NewsSeptember 10th, 2019
Ahead of the 2019 National Sexual Assault Conference, Ms. Magazine published a series of blogs from conference presenters on the collective movement to end sexual violence. Tahirih Forced Marriage Initiative Project Manager, Casey Swegman, and Tahirih Policy Communications Associate, Rachel Pak, authored a piece on the intersections of forced marriage and sexual assault.
NewsSeptember 4th, 2019
A recent report found that shelters run by the Department of Health and Human Services were poorly equipped to care for the mental health of migrant children.
NewsAugust 27th, 2019
USA Today published a Letter to the Editor from advocate and former Tahirih client Aicha Abdoulaye Mahaman, criticizing the administration’s inhumane “public charge” policy.