NewsNovember 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, […]
NewsOctober 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.
NewsOctober 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).
NewsOctober 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 […]
PeopleOctober 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 […]
NewsSeptember 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
NewsSeptember 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 […]