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Posts tagged Greater DC
  • Improving Our Trauma-Informed Intake at Tahirih


    November 1st, 2023

    At Tahirih, our highest priority is to provide survivor-centered and trauma-informed care to every person who calls us looking for help. From our very first contact with a service seeker, […]

  • Pro Bono Spotlight: Rwanda Campbell


    October 24th, 2023

    This week is the National Celebration of Pro Bono! Today, we’re proud to share the experience of our long-time pro bono and Board member Rwanda Campbell, who is the Pro Bono Manager at Arnold and Porter. She has been taking on Tahirih cases since 2013 and we recognized her at our Journey to Justice Awards Reception in June as one of our pro bono partners who have taken on the greatest number of cases.

  • Tahirih Houston Young Professionals Network: Advocates for Change


    October 20th, 2023

    The Tahirih Houston office is excited to launch their Houston Young Professionals Network this month. They kicked off the group with an open house at Tahirih’s office with a committed group of founding members (pictured above). We interviewed Al Baraa Abu Hawili, the Chair of the Tahirih Houston Young Professionals Network (YPN).

  • Tahirih Celebrates Win in Asylum Delay Litigation


    October 5th, 2023

    The Tahirih Justice Center, with pro bono law firm Orrick LLP, is celebrating success in a lawsuit against the U.S. government for its failure to adjudicate long-overdue asylum applications. A […]

  • Emilie Mahoney


    October 2nd, 2023

    Emilie joined Tahirih in 2023. As an Immigration Staff Attorney in our Greater DC-Baltimore regional office, Emilie represents immigrant victims of gender-based violence in Immigration Court and before U.S. Citizenship […]

  • Reflecting on 5 Years at Tahirih


    September 23rd, 2023

    The first time I visited the Atlanta Immigration Court, I had the opportunity to observe an asylum petition hearing. The respondent had no attorney. He was brought from a nearby […]

  • Towards a New Consciousness: Reflections from Latine Advocates on the Importance of Using Inclusive Language


    September 22nd, 2023

    Recognizing the Tahirih Justice Center’s leadership role as a national organization that serves BIPOC immigrant survivors of gender-based violence (GBV), this Hispanic Heritage Month Tahirih’s Latine Caucus is reflecting on […]