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News tagged Houston
  • New Report Underscores Impact of Pandemic on Immigrant Communities

    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

    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 […]

  • Sexual Abuse: A Cause and a Consequence of Forced Marriage

    April 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

    April 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

    March 25th, 2021

    Tahirih stands with the AAPI community.

  • Welcome New Houston Executive Director, Lubabah!

    February 26th, 2021

    Meet Lubabah Abdullah, our new Houston Executive Director!

  • This Valentine’s Day, Let’s Embrace Healthy Relationships

    February 12th, 2021

    It’s that time of year again! The stores are filled with heart-shaped chocolate candy boxes, teddy bears, balloons, and flowers in every checkout lane. Street vendors are out with their customizable baskets, and social media is filled with ads […]