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Posts tagged Houston
  • An analysis of the Biden Administration’s new proposed asylum rules

    News

    August 19th, 2021

    While the proposal has some positive impacts on immigrant survivors of gender-based violence, some aspects of the proposed rule will also be harmful.

  • Introducing the Tahirih Justice Center’s refreshed logo! 

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    August 18th, 2021

    Tahirih has been engaged in consultation to reimagine our visual identity in alignment with our values. We see our refreshed logo as one step toward better embodying the just and equitable world we seek.  

  • For some young people, summer isn’t a vacation at all

    News

    July 19th, 2021

    For some children and young adults, this time out of school can also carry with it the risk of an unwanted engagement or marriage.

  • Forced Marriage Affects All of Us

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    June 30th, 2021

    As advocates working to end forced marriage in the United States, we are very familiar with the many misconceptions about the issue. Even among other anti-violence advocates, forced marriage remains under-recognized and poorly understood.

  • 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.