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Posts tagged Houston
  • Showing up for trans and queer communities

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    June 28th, 2021

    On the anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising, Tahirih’s Queer & Trans Caucus shares a message of solidarity.

  • Tahirih Celebrates Vacated Matter of A-B- Decision

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    June 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

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    June 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

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    June 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

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    June 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.

  • New Report Underscores Impact of Pandemic on Immigrant Communities

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    May 26th, 2021

    Houston, T.X. – A new report from the Tahirih Justice Center sheds light on the increased vulnerabilities that immigrant communities are confronting in the face of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. A System Under Stress: The […]

  • Tahirih Statement on End of Nationwide Moratorium on Evictions

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    May 5th, 2021

    The Tahirih Justice Center is disappointed in today’s decision by the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to end the nationwide moratorium on evictions, in addition to the […]