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News tagged Baltimore
  • He waited 16 years for a green card. He died of COVID-19 when his turn finally came

    August 4th, 2022

    Los Angeles Times immigration reporter, Andrea Castillo, spoke with Daniella Prieshoff, supervising attorney at the Tahirih Justice Center, about how visa backlogs are impacting her clients that have been waiting for an answer for several years. 

  • Maryland: Come for the crab cakes, the boardwalk, a child bride

    February 18th, 2022

    The Washington Post’s columnist Petula Dvorak interviewed Tahirih’s Public Policy Director, Casey Swegman Carter, on the importance of passing a legislation that would end child marriage in Maryland. This is the seventh year a bill has been introduced that seeks to ban child marriage in the state.

  • Maryland Should Ban Child Marriage

    February 3rd, 2022

    Tahirih’s Senior Public Policy Associate, Alex Goyette, wrote an opinion piece for the Baltimore Sun. The commentary elevates the importance of passing legislation to end child marriage in Maryland. 

  • Journey to Justice: Progress & Perseverance

    January 28th, 2022

    This year, we are celebrating a monumental milestone at our organization – it has been 25 years since our doors opened, and we have served more than 30,000 immigrant survivors of gender-based violence.

  • Reducing instances of child marriage in Maryland “It’s well past time for Maryland to take action on this issue.”

    January 25th, 2022

    Tahirih’s Director of Public Policy, Casey Swegman, was interviewed by ABC Baltimore about the importance of banning child marriage and fixing state laws that perpetuate the issue. Tahirih hopes that Maryland’s legislative session will move forward with a bill that heads in the right direction to ending child marriage. 

  • International Migrants Day

    December 18th, 2021

    For International Migrants Day 2021, Tahirih condemns the unjust detention of migrants and survivors who are seeking asylum.

  • Support Indigenous Liberation

    November 24th, 2021

         In the United States, November marks Native American Heritage Month, a time dedicated to celebrating the contributions, lives, and cultures of Indigenous people across the Americas.     […]