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 […]
Tahirih Statement on the End of the “Remain in Mexico” Policy
NewsJune 1st, 2021
The Department of Homeland Security officially terminated the “Remain in Mexico” policy, also known as the Migrant Protection Protocols, which was implemented over two years ago and forced more than 70,000 individuals to wait in Mexico as their asylum cases are processed.
Sexual Abuse: A Cause and a Consequence of Forced Marriage
NewsApril 26th, 2021
With spring in full bloom across the country, we know that wedding season is near.
And while this can be a thrilling time to celebrate life’s precious moments with their family and friends, for some, the return of the wedding season can be tied to the trauma of sexual assault and serve as a trigger for individuals who have been forced to marry.
U.S. asylum law must protect women
NewsApril 7th, 2021
Our country’s asylum law urgently needs to be changed to clearly protect women who would otherwise meet the stringent requirements for asylum.
Stop Asian Hate
NewsMarch 25th, 2021
Tahirih stands with the AAPI community.