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Posts tagged National
  • The Administration Must Welcome Asylum Seekers with Dignity 

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    July 26th, 2021

    Last week during a CNN town hall, the president advised that asylum seekers, specifically from Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador (collectively known as the Northern Triangle) should “not come” to the United States to seek asylum. He told these individuals to instead seek […]

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

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    July 19th, 2021

    We are now in the height of summer, a season when families are free to spend time together while schools are not in session. Some families may choose to remain […]

  • 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.

  • Tahirih Files Lawsuit to Demand Information on USCIS’s Last-in, First-out System

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    June 10th, 2021

    Yesterday, the Tahirih Justice Center filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit in federal court to compel the government to release records about United States Citizenship and Immigration Services’ […]