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Posts tagged Houston
  • The obvious solution to Houston’s housing crisis: ‘Just cease all evictions’


    December 21st, 2020

    In this article by Scalawag Magazine, Guadalupe Fernandez, Tahirih Houston Policy and Advocacy Manager, speaks about the specific vulnerabilities that immigrant survivors face during the eviction crisis.   Read more […]

  • Less Than Half Of Harris County’s $26 Million Rent Relief Has Been Claimed By Tenants


    December 11th, 2020

    Guadalupe Fernandez, Tahirih Houston Policy and Advocacy Manager, speaks about the additional barriers that immigrant survivors face in accessing rental relief.   Read more here.

  • Tahirih’s Interdisciplinary Model, Explained


    December 7th, 2020

    At the Tahirih Justice Center, we believe that it is not enough to simply win a client’s legal case. We work to support their needs and connect them with a variety of services, like skill–building opportunities, workforce readiness and education programs, counseling, and […]

  • Eviction Protection in Texas


    November 18th, 2020

    Immigrant survivors of violence have been especially vulnerable during the pandemic. The Tahirih Justice Center works with immigrant victims of gender-based violence such as domestic violence, human trafficking, and rape—and […]

  • Harris County OKs $2.5M to help poor immigrants fight deportations


    November 10th, 2020

    In Houston, Harris County commissioners approved funding for a legal defense fund to support vulnerable immigrants and survivors of violence facing deportation. Guadalupe Fernandez, Tahirih Houston’s Policy and Advocacy Manager, is […]

  • Karla Perez


    November 5th, 2020

    Karla Perez joined Tahirih in 2018. As an Equal Justice Works Fellow Sponsored by Greenberg Traurig, LLP and The Texas Access to Justice Foundation, Karla represents immigrant women and girls who […]

  • Act Now to Save Asylum

    Action Alerts

    October 14th, 2020

    Make your voice heard about a new proposed rule that would make it impossible for asylum seekers to get a fair shot at obtaining protection.